Vanilla Cardamom Roasted Acorn Squash

Vanilla Cardamom Roasted Acorn Squash

Ingredients

  • 1 acorn squash, seeds removed and cut into 1/2-inch half moons.
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted or browned
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 1 Nielsen-Massey Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Bean
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • parsley for garnish

Directions

Heat your oven to 400 degrees F and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a small bowl combine the butter, brown sugar, vanilla beans scraped from the pod, cardamom, salt and pepper.

Lay the sliced acorn squash on the baking sheet in a single layer and with a pastry brush, brush the top of each piece.

Place in the oven and roast for 20 minutes.

Remove the squash, flip and brush with the remaining mix. Return to the oven to roast for another 20-25 minutes or until the squash is golden brown on both sides.

Transfer to serving bowl and garnish with a touch of chopped parsley.

  • 1 acorn squash, seeds removed and cut into 1-centimeter half moons.
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted or browned
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 1 Nielsen-Massey Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Bean
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • parsley for garnish

Directions

Heat your oven to 200 degrees C and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a small bowl combine the butter, brown sugar, vanilla beans scraped from the pod, cardamom, salt and pepper.

Lay the sliced acorn squash on the baking sheet in a single layer and with a pastry brush, brush the top of each piece.

Place in the oven and roast for 20 minutes.

Remove the squash, flip and brush with the remaining mix. Return to the oven to roast for another 20-25 minutes or until the squash is golden brown on both sides.

Transfer to serving bowl and garnish with a touch of chopped parsley.

  • 5 minprep

  • 40 mincook

  • 4-6servings

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