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Roasted Acorn Squash in the Air fryer

Roasting an acorn squash in the air fryer is a great alternative to baking or microwaving it. It’s also faster than cooking in the oven. Plus, this method of cooking preserves more nutrients from the vegetable!
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Course: Sidedish
Cuisine: internationnal
Keyword: air fryer, squash
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 81kcal


  • Air fryer


  • 1 acorn squash seed remove and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon parsley chopped
  • 2 tablespoon pomegranate seeds
  • salt and pepper taste to


  • Cut the acorn in half, remove the seed and slice it. (About ½ inch)
  • Place the slice in a large bowl, add olive oil, salt and pepper, stir to combine everything
  • Place the acorn slices in the basket of the air fryer in one single layer, you might need to make 2 batches
  • Cook at 400 ˚F for 15 minutes, stir halfway
  • Place in a serving plate, ajust the seasonning if necessary
  • Sprinkles pomegranate seeds and chopped parsley on top


You can keep the acorn squash in the fridge for up to 5 days.


Calories: 81kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 403mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 564IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 1mg