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Baked Acorn Squash (SCD)

It’s an intriguing variation of your usual squash, and just the right alternative for discriminating taste buds. SCD and Low FODMAP.

Great #IBD side dish if you can tolerate Acorn Squash. #SCD Share on X
baked acorn squash
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Baked Acorn Squash, SCD.

This is gluten-free treat if you like squash and who doesn't.
Prep Time15 minutes
Active Time45 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: squash
Yield: 2 servings
Calories: 281kcal
Author: Chef Verde


  • 1 butternut squash medium
  • 2 tbsp butter salt free
  • 1 tsp honey raw unprocessed


  • Preheat oven to 350 F
  • Halve the squash, removing seeds.
  • Place the halves cut side down on parchment paper on baking pan. Add water to cover 1/4 inch of each half.
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes until soft. Check with toothpick inserted through skin.
  • Invert and broil for 5 minutes.
  • Place 1 tbsp butter in each half and serve. Add honey as desired.


Calories: 281kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 116mg | Potassium: 1320mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 40215IU | Vitamin C: 78.8mg | Calcium: 180mg | Iron: 2.6mg