• Prep Time
    15 Mins
  • Cook Time
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  • Total Time
    15 Mins
  • The base number of servings for this recipe is 4
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    Grilled Acorn Squash

    Grilled Acorn Squash

    Bring some Latin flair to the dinner table with this easy recipe for Grilled Acorn Squash. Topped with grated panela, crispy bacon, and cotija cheese, it is savory and sweet and perfect as a side or all on its own.


    Ingredients
    1
    acorn squash
    2
    tablespoons
    Olive Oil
    1/2
    teaspoon
    kosher salt
    1/4
    cup
    grated panela
    1/4
    cup
    Crumbled cotija cheese
    4
    strips
    cooked bacon, crumbled
    Directions
    Preheat the oven to 350 F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and set aside.
    Cut the ends off the acorn squash and, working from one end to the other, scoop out the seeds. Cut the squash into 1-inch thick slices. Place on a baking sheet.
    Brush with olive oil and sprinkle with salt. Bake until softened, about 20 minutes.
    Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Place the squash rounds on the grill until well marked, 3 to 4 minutes per side.
    Transfer to a serving plate and sprinkle with the panela, cotija and bacon.

    The base number of servings for this recipe is 4
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