Cook time will vary depending on the size of the squash. We love using our air fryer year round, but it comes in so handy when making big holiday meals.
In a small bowl add the brown sugar, cinnamon and melted butter. Stir to combine, then spilled the mixture into the acorn squash halves.
You may need to adjust times and temperatures based upon your air fryer. It is your responsibility as a consumer to read all labels to make sure the ingredients fit your dietary needs as well as calculate your own nutritional information as a double check.
However, airfryeracornsquash is super simple to make and even more delicious than its competitors! Typically, Acorn squash can be found in the fall and winter months in the produce department.
Then take a heavy sharp chef’s knife and slice long ways through the squash. I used butter and brown sugar for this particular recipe, but you can also keep it basic and use olive oil and salt and pepper for a more bland flavor profile.
Place the acorn squash into the Air Fryer and set the temperature to 375 degrees and timer to 25 minutes. A 1 cup serving of acorn squash with nothing added has 115 calories, 0g fat, 30g carbohydrates, 9g fiber, 2g protein.
If you don’t have an Hairdryer, I suggest you buy one, however, here’s how to bake the acorn squash. Follow the directions on how to prep, cut, and coat the squash in oil/spices.
Add the squash to a baking dish, then place into the oven. Nutritional info per serving: 116 calories, 6g fat, 17g carbohydrates, 2g fiber, 6g sugar, 1g protein.
Test Kitchen tip If you don’t have an air fryer, you can make this recipe in an oven. Nutrition Facts 1 serving: 320 calories, 16g fat (10g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 135 mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.
Pressure Cooker Pork Chops and AcornS quash Make this AirFryerAcornSquash as a simple side dish or for using mashed acorn squash in another recipe.
So now I have visions of air fried whole chickens and bone-in turkey breasts dancing in my head (just in time for the holidays). Since whole squash of all varieties are appearing in my grocery now I decided to do a trial run of my new air fryer with an acorn squash.
The flesh of the cut squash browned nicely on the outside but was soft and tender on the inside. Acorn squash is packed with antioxidants and vitamin C. It promotes digestive health because it is high in fiber.
Make this AirFryerAcornSquash as a simple side dish or for using mashed acorn squash in another recipe. With a sharp knife, cut the acorn squash in half, lengthwise from top of stem to the bottom.
Place the squash halves, cut side up, back into the air fryer basket. Air fryer at 400 degrees F for about 10 – 15 minutes more, or until the cut surface is browned and the inside of the squash is fork tender.
Our air fryer method is the perfect side dish air fried acorn squash ! This is also the perfect side dish for holidays or thanksgiving because cooking the airfryersquash frees up traditional oven and stove top space.
Watch the Video cooking AcornS quash in the Hairdryer The skin of acorn squash cooks soft and is totally edible if you want to keep the skin-on.
Optional Toppings: melted butter chopped roasted nuts pomegranate seeds In a small bowl, combine the melted butter, brown sugar, salt and pepper.
Toss the acorn squash rings in the butter mixture until well coated. Taste for seasoning and add a little more salt & pepper if desired.
Calories: 126kcal, Carbohydrates: 13g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 23 mg, Sodium: 369 mg, Potassium: 374 mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 2g, vitamin A: 658IU, vitamin C: 12 mg, Calcium: 38 mg, Iron: 1 mg As an Amazon associate and partners with other affiliate programs, we may earn from your qualifying purchases.
Cook for 15 minutes at 400 or until the squash is tender & golden brown. NOTE: Feel free to baste again with the remaining honey butter mixture (optional) and roast for an additional 5 minutes or until desired oneness.
Cut squash in half and scoop out the seeds from the center. In a bowl, toss squash with oil, seasoning, and garlic powder until evenly coated.
#LunchBreakLIVE on #JaneUnchained News. I cut the squash in half, used a teeny bit of oil, salt and pepper and cooked face down at 350 for 30 minutes. In a pan I cooked 1/2 large chopped onion and 1/2 large chopped green pepper with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and some Mrs.
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From recipes to interviews, and visits to animal sanctuaries, you can find it all on Tonia’s YouTube channel. Acorn squash is very low in calories, packed with flavor, and filled with a ton of nutrients.
Stuffing the squash with Beyond Meat is a great idea, especially if you plan on sneaking this vegan meal into your non-vegan friend’s or family’s lunch or dinner. They are generally warm, comforting, and filling and taste like the holidays.
I usually just bake them in the air fryer with a little oil spray, salt and chili powder. And if you are looking for other delicious vegan recipes to make, we have plenty to choose from, so be sure to check those out.
2 to 3 small to medium acorn squash ½ chopped large onion or 1 small onion ½ chopped green pepper 1 can of diced tomatoes 1 3/4 C grain of your choice I used a combo of brown and other varieties of rice 2 Beyond Sausages 1/2 t salt 1/4 t pepper 1/2 t Mrs. Add a teeny bit of oil, salt, and pepper and cooked face down at 350 for 30 minutes.
While the squash is in the oven cook the chopped onion and chopped green pepper with salt, pepper, garlic powder, Mrs. Add the grains and tomatoes and stir overheat until warm.
After the squash is done take it out of the oven, flip over, stuff with the mixture, and put it back in over for 10 minutes at 350.