Roasted Pumpkin and Acorn Squash

Roasted Pumpkin and Acorn Squash
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Ingredients

  • large pumpkin
  • acorn squash
  • Cinnamon, to taste
  • Nutmeg, to taste
  • Cloves, to taste
  • Allspice, to taste
  • 2  Tablespoons  brown sugar
  • Dried cranberries (optional)

Directions

Cut up Pumpkin and acorn squash and toss with olive oil.

Place in a 9 by 13 inch pan.  Sprinkle desired amount of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, allspice, and two tablespoons of Brown sugar over the acorn squash and pumpkin.  Sprinkle with dried cranberries if desired.  

In a pre-heated oven of 425 F, bake for approximately 30 to 40 minutes.

Pumpkin Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age.

Pumpkin Cooking Tip

Vegetable should typically be cooked as quickly as possible, as they can become bland and mushy, and lose vitamins and minerals.