Microwave Acorn Squash Recipe

Microwave Acorn Squash Recipe

How To Make Microwave Acorn Squash

Elevate a simple veggie in this microwave acorn squash recipe for a sweet and buttery side dish! Enjoy this 4-ingredient bite in just 30 minutes.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 1acorn squash,halved and seeded
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • 4tbspbutter,divided
  • 4tbspbrown sugar


  1. In a microwave-safe casserole dish pour enough water to reach 1½ inch in depth. Place the squash halves cut side down in the water, and pierce the skin with a fork a few times. Microwave on High for 15 to 20 minutes. Drain.

  2. Sprinkle each half with salt and pepper to taste. Place 2 tablespoons butter and 2 tablespoons brown sugar in each half.

  3. Broil 5 minutes, or until butter is melted. Mix the melted butter and sugar into the flesh, and serve. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 360.68kcal
  • Fat: 23.28g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.64g
  • Trans Fat: 0.93g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.99g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.96g
  • Carbohydrates: 40.75g
  • Fiber: 3.43g
  • Sugar: 17.61g
  • Protein: 2.07g
  • Cholesterol: 61.06mg
  • Sodium: 611.16mg
  • Calcium: 96.83mg
  • Potassium: 789.28mg
  • Iron: 1.72mg
  • Vitamin A: 233.26µg
  • Vitamin C: 23.71mg
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