Garlic Butter Acorn Squash

Garlic Butter Acorn Squash

Amanda 40

"This is a savory version of the classic fall flavor of acorn squash!"


1 h servings 206 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 206 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 11.8 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 27g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 90 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

On Sale

What's on sale near you.


  • Prep

  • Cook

  • Ready In

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Spray a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Place each squash half in the baking dish, cut side down.
  3. Bake squash in the preheated oven for 30 minutes. Flip squash over and place 1 tablespoon butter and 1 teaspoon garlic into each squash. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Bake squash, cut-side up until tender, about 20 more minutes. Cool for about 5 minutes before serving.
  • profile image

Your rating



  1. 21 Ratings


This savory approach with squash is how I prefer it - I don't care for sugar, molasses, maple syrup, honey, or anything sweet. But while the recipe itself appealed to me, I found the baking time...

I baked this at 350* since I had other dishes baking at the same time. I did cut the bottoms so they would stand flat. This was delicious and a wonderfully savory change from the sweet syrupy st...

It was nice to have a savory version of this squash. I had leftovers and added rosemary to it... when I make this again, I will definitely season with rosemary and thyme too, in addition to the ...

This was simply wonderful! I zeroed in on this acorn squash recipe because it wasn't the sweet kind. I definitely like savory over sweet as other reviewers have mentioned. I have an awesome Garl...

This is the best way to enjoy the flavor of this squash. The squash is sweet enough by itself without adding some type of sugar that other recipes call for.

8 minutes in microwave on high with cut side down, 7 minutes in microwave, cut side up with butter and garlic OR butter and brown sugar.

Rating this recipe with 5 stars. Cooking time was appropriate. Using common sense ~ you will need to cook longer for a larger squash. If unsure, poke with a fork to test the softness. The only ...

I had smaller squash, so I cut down on the cooking time. I think next time I would use garlic powder instead of fresh so it can spread better.

Loved it. The only thing I did differently was to sprinkle with granulated garlic, instead of using fresh garlic. Yum. Baked to perfection!