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Smart Glazed Squash with Walnuts and Thyme

Smart Glazed Squash with Walnuts and Thyme
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  • 8 ServingsServings


  • 2 medium acorn squash (about 3 lbs.)
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar, divided
  • 1/2 cup chopped California walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
  • Sea Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste



1 Preheat oven to 400°F. Cut acorn squash in half (cutting through the stem end) and scrape out seeds.

2 Cut into 3/4-inch thick slices and place in a large bowl. Toss with the olive oil and half the vinegar; spread in a single layer on a large baking sheet.

3 Bake for 20 minutes; sprinkle with walnuts and thyme and cook for 5 minutes more or until squash is tender.

4 Drizzle with remaining vinegar and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Source: California Walnut Board