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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


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


  • 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


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