Paleo Plan

Roasted Acorn Squash


Makes 4 servings.

Approximate cooking time: 55 minutes in the oven, or 15 minutes in the microwave


  • 1 acorn squash, cut in half length-wise
  • 1 Tbs coconut oil
  • 1 Tbs raw honey
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt (optional)
  • 1/4 cup walnuts, lightly toasted


  1. Preheat oven to 400° F.
  2. Place squash cut side down on a rimmed baking sheet or shallow baking dish.
  3. Add 1/4" of water to the baking sheet or dish.
  4. Bake for 45 minutes, or until peel is soft to the touch.
  5. Remove from oven and carefully turn over. Remove squash from peel and add coconut oil, honey, and sea salt (optional).
  6. Top with toasted walnuts to serve.
  7. To cook squash in microwave, place squash flesh down in a microwave safe dish. Add 1/2" of water, and microwave for 8-12 minutes. Check often, as each  microwave will vary cooking time.
  8. Optionally top dish with dried fruit, other nuts, and cinnamon.

One Comments

  1. I tried it, even though I really don’t ever remember liking any kind of squash or the taste of honey…
    It didn’t work for me although the recipe itself was easy enough. It’s just flavors I don’t like that’s all…

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