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Savory Roasted Acorn Squash

A savory holiday meal side tradition, roasted acorn squash with thyme. sage, pepper and salish that's wonderful for babies too.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 acorn squash
  • thyme
  • sage
  • pepper
  • salish alder smoked salt - leave this out for babies!
  • olive oil

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400F degrees
  • Wash the squash and then cut it half
  • Scoop out the seeds
  • Cut the halves into slices
  • Add squash to a baking dish and drizzle with olive oil
  • Sprinkle on the herbs & spices, in the amount you prefer - 1/2 tsp each for example.
  • Place baking dish in the preheated oven and roast for 40 minutes or longer
  • Squash will be finished when it is fork tender, has turned a darker orange-ish color and the shells begin to pucker

Notes

For Babies:
Puree as needed to the consistency your baby is enjoying - add other foods such as sweet potato, applesauce or even turkey! Mix in yogurt for a delightfully creamy experience.
Chunk the roasted squash for babies who are enjoying finger foods and feeding themselves.
Freezes well