Roasted Acorn Squash with Cinnamon Butter

Ingredients

  • 2 acorn squash (about 1 1/2 pounds each), unpeeled, quartered lengthwise, and seeded
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. On a large rimmed baking sheet, toss squash with oil; season with salt and pepper. Arrange on sheet, cut side down, and roast until easily pierced with a paring knife, 35 to 45 minutes.
  3. In a small saucepan, melt butter over medium heat, stirring, until golden brown, 4 to 6 minutes.
  4. Immediately pour into a small bowl; stir in cinnamon.
  5. Place squash on a serving platter; top with cinnamon butter.
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