Acorn Squash with Brown Butter and Sage

Acorn Squash with Brown Butter and Sage

The perfect fall side dish!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, Baking
Keyword acorn squash recipe, squash recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 216kcal
Author Pretty Providence


  • 1 whole acorn squash or other winter squash
  • 6 tbsp butter
  • 1 1/2 tsp dried sage
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking pan with foil and drizzle with 1 tbsp olive oil.
  • Cut squash in half lengthwise and scoop out seeds. Drizzle with remaining olive oil. Place face down onto foil and bake 40 minutes until tender.
  • When squash is about done, make the brown butter and sage by heating butter and sage in a skillet until golden brown. Once brown let it cook another minute. Remove from heat.
  • Once squash is done remove from the oven and serve with brown butter and sage over the top.


Store in an airtight container in the fridge. 


Calories: 216kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 152mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 550IU | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 0.1mg