Air Fryer Acorn Squash Recipe

Air Fryer Acorn Squash is a delicious and healthy side dish that is easy to make. The acorn squash is seasoned with a blend of spices and then cooked in the air fryer until tender and caramelized. It is a perfect accompaniment to any meal and is packed with vitamins and nutrients. The air fryer method gives the squash a crispy exterior while keeping the inside soft and creamy.

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Ingredients for Air Fryer Acorn Squash Recipe

  • 0.33 Acorn Squash
  • 0.33 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • As required Salt And Pepper, To Taste
  • as needed Optional: Additional Spices Like Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Or Paprika

Directions: Air Fryer Acorn Squash Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the air fryer to 400°F (200°C).
  • STEP 2.Cut the acorn squash in half and scoop out the seeds.
  • STEP 3.Brush the cut sides of the squash with olive oil and sprinkle with salt, pepper, and any other desired spices.
  • STEP 4.Place the squash halves in the air fryer, cut side down.
  • STEP 5.Cook for 15-20 minutes, or until the squash is tender and caramelized.
  • STEP 6.Remove from the air fryer and let cool for a few minutes before serving.
  • STEP 7.Serve the air fryer acorn squash as a side dish with your favorite main course.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to preheat the air fryer to ensure even cooking.
  • You can customize the seasoning by adding spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, or paprika.
  • If the squash halves are too large to fit in the air fryer, you can cut them into smaller pieces.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover air fryer acorn squash can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, place the squash in the air fryer for a few minutes until warmed through.
  • Serve the acorn squash as a side dish with roasted chicken, grilled steak, or a vegetarian main course.
Nutrition
value
68
calories per serving
7 g Fat< 1 g Protein1 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    7g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
    1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    1g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

Fats

  • Fat
    7g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    2mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    2mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    2mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    2mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    13mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    30mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp