Baked Acorn Squash with Roasted Veggies

Baked Acorn Squash with Roasted Veggies
  • 1 Acorn Squash split in half and seeds removed
  • Olive oil
  • 2 cups brussel sprouts washed cut in half
  • 1/2 head of cauliflower, cut into small florets (you can substitute any vegetable you prefer here, broccoli would work well too)
  • 1.5 cups of button mushrooms sliced
  • 1 garlic clove
  • A few sweet baby peppers (mixed colors, as available)
  • Sunflower sprout
Heat oven to 375.
Lightly rub olive oil on the inside of the acorn squash before placing face down on a baking sheet (you can line it with parchment to make clean up easier).
Place Squash in the oven for about 30 minutes or until soft to the touch.
Mix brussel sprouts and cauliflower in a bowl, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Put veggie mix on another baking sheet and place in the same oven, watching (brussel sprouts are tender and you don’t want them to over cook), about 25-30 minutes.
When they start getting crispy looking, they are done.
While they are in the oven, use a small skillet and sauté the garlic until you can smell it (about 3 minutes) and then add sliced mushrooms stirring frequently so they don’t burn, for about 15 minutes or until the start turning golden brown.
Once it is all out of the oven, assemble on the plate.
Put your acorn squash in the center, and add the mushrooms to the middle.
Next place roasted veggie around the squash, then the peppers, and lastly the sprouts.

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November 9, 2014

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