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Spicy Acorn Squash

Spicy Acorn Squash

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes



  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Halve the acorn squash and remove all seeds. Keep them halved, or quarter or slice them, depending on your preference.
  • Mix the spices (cayenne optional) in a bowl until fully combined.
  • Place the acorn squash on a foil-lined baking sheet, then sprinkle the spice mix over all of the squash pieces.
  • Place the squash in the oven and bake for 35 to 45 minutes. Remove from the oven and serve immediately.


Want less heat? Remove the cayenne, or only use 1/8 a teaspoon (a pinch).