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Acorn Squash Rings

Acorn Squash Rings

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Yield 2 servings

Acorn squash rings -- the love child of onion rings & sweet potato fries -- are a fun, easy way to prepare this winter squash when you're all out of ideas.

Ingredients

Instructions

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.

Cut the squash in 3/4-inch rings.

Clean out the seeds and pulp by scraping with a spoon.

Line a cookie sheet with aluminum foil and spray with non-stick cooking spray.

Lay the rings on the sheet and spray the tops with the cooking spray. Sprinkle with salt.

Roast for 50-55 minutes flipping once about halfway through.

Notes

  • You can totally spice these any way you like but I found just a sprinkle of kosher salt perfect.
  • Acorn squash is on their list of “free” foods but if I tally up the nutritional information I get about 7 points for the whole batch. This is why I don’t really count points or follow Weight Watchers anymore. There’s just not enough consistency and I don’t want to stress over something like squash. It’s not worth the energy. 
  • I'm counting this as 2 servings. 

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Cuisine Any

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size half the recipe

Amount Per Serving

Calories 130

% Daily Value

Total Fat 1 g

2%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g

11%

Dietary Fiber 5 g

20%

Protein 2 g

4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Recipe by GreenLiteBites at https://greenlitebites.com/acorn-squash-rings/