roasted acorn squash slices glazed with chili and honey topped with thyme

Roasted Acorn Squash with Honey Ancho Chile Glaze

Low prep easy cook roasted squash dish great for holidays or weeknight option.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Modern Soul Food
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 166kcal
Author: Marwin Brown


  • 1 2 pound acorn squash - halved lengthwise, seeded, and cut into 3/4-inch slices
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons honey maple syrup or agave work well also
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground ancho chile commercial chili powder can be used as a substitute
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper or to taste


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
  • Arrange acorn squash slices on rimmed sheet pan. Drizzle olive oil and honey over acorn squash slices. Sprinkle with brown sugar, chile powder salt and pepper.
  • Roast in preheated oven until golden brown and tender, 25 to 30 minutes. Garnish with fresh thyme.


Calories: 166kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 303mg | Potassium: 383mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 590IU | Vitamin C: 13.4mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1.1mg
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