If you’re not familiar with roasting acorn squash, you’re in for a treat! It’s easy and so delicious. Here’s what to do:
Cut your squash lengthwise and scoop out all seeds and strings with a spoon. Brush the inside with oil or you can spray with avocado oil spray or linseed oil spray and sprinkle all over with salt.
Place the squash halves face down on a parchment lined baking sheet. Roast in a 400° F oven for 22-30 minutes. The squash is done when the top is easily pressed in when pushed and beginning to caramelise on the inside.
Handle the roasted squash carefully before stuffing it’s got!
Since you prepare the filling for awhile the squash roasts, the overall time needed to prepare the stuffed squash is around 30 minutes.
Common spices you probably already have in your pantry
Linseed oil or avocado oil
Vegan sausage or bacon
Sage and oregano
Salt and black pepper
If you want to you make it ahead time, you’re luck because it’s an easy one to prep! You can roast the squash and make the filling, then simply store both tightly covered or wrapped in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
You can reheat the filling and squash separately in the oven covered or the fill the squash and rehear it altogether in the oven. Just make sure you cover it in the oven so the tops don’t