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Acorn Squash

Baked with a little butter and Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend, this acorn squash recipe is a wonderfully easy side dish to help welcome in the cooler days of autumn. This recipe with Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend has 20% fewer calories* and 50% less sugar* of the traditional brown sugar-sweetened version. Makes 4 servings.

Serving size

1 piece (85g)


40 Calories


  • 1 acorn squash, halved

  • 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) Truvia® Brown Sugar Blend

  • 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) butter


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).

  • 2.

    Cut squash in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds.

  • 3.

    Cut a thin slice off the rounded back of each half so they will sit upright on a pan.

  • 4.

    Place the squash on a baking sheet and place half of the butter and Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend in the scooped out cavity of each half of the squash.

  • 5.

    Bake for 45-60 minutes until tender when pierced with a fork.

*This acorn squash has 40 calories and 3 grams of sugar per serving compared to sugar-sweetened acorn squash which has 50 calories and 6 grams of sugar.

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories 40
Total Fat 2.5g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 6g
Sugars 3g
Erythritol 1g
Protein 1g
Trans Fat 0g
Vitamin A 4% DV
Vitamin C 20% DV
Calcium 0% DV
Iron 2% DV