This elegant side dish needs almost no prep. Just pop the squash in the oven, then make the rest of the meal.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place squash halves cut side up on a rimmed baking sheet and season with salt and pepper. Divide cream and thyme among halves.

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  • Bake until squash is tender when pierced with the tip of a sharp knife, 35 to 40 minutes. Sprinkle with Parmesan and bake until cheese is melted and golden, 10 to 15 minutes more.

Reviews (4)

88 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 22
  • 4 star values: 30
  • 3 star values: 22
  • 2 star values: 12
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 5 stars
09/04/2018
Love this recipe. Easy to make and very filling.
Rating: 5 stars
11/11/2014
SO easy and so delicious. My new go-to for acorn squash, it's completely fool proof
Rating: 1 stars
11/05/2014
Not sure if I just got a bad squash, but it was still not soft even after 50 min. Had to just take it out since I needed the oven for other dishes. Total waste of product. Definitely try it first before serving to anyone and don't waste money on organic squash. Also it might be a good idea to bake it for a bit under the foil.
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Rating: Unrated
01/13/2013
I normaly do not care for acorn squash - but this recipe is fantastic. The cheese and cream bake up into a sauce all on its own. It has a nice fresh taste, and a very pleasant texture. I would serve this to company for informal, as well as formal dinners.