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Roasted Sweet and Savory Acorn Squash

Spruce up your holiday meal with this amazing Roasted Sweet and Savory Acorn Squash recipe!
Course Side Dish
Author Chef Billy Parisi

Ingredients

  • 5 fresh acorn squashes cut in half and seeded
  • ½ cup of unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup of packed light brown sugar
  • ½ cup of chopped crispy bacon
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped fresh sage
  • 1 cup of Crystal Farms® Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375°.
  • Place the butter, brown sugar, bacon and sage in a small pot and cook over low heat until the butter is melted. Stir until combined.
  • Next, place the acorn squash flesh side up on a sheet of foil. Season them with salt and pepper and add 1 to 2 tablespoons of the melted butter mixture into the cup of each squash. Top off with 1 to 2 tablespoons of Crystal Farms® Shredded Mozzarella Cheese.
  • Fold up all sides of the foil to ensure the squash is covered and bake in the oven for 45 minutes.
  • Serve hot!