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Harissa Roasted Acorn Squash

Infused with the smoky, aromatic flavor of McCormick Gourmet™ Organic Harissa Seasoning, this 30-minute recipe takes roasted squash to the next level. Topped with crunchy walnut praline and creamy goat cheese, it’s the perfect balance of sweet, savory and spice.
10m
PREP TIME
17m
COOK TIME
326
CALORIES
8
INGREDIENTS

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Ingredients 5 Servings

  • 1 (about 1 1/2 pounds) acorn squash, halved lengthwise and cut into 1-inch thick crescent slices
  • 4 tablespoons melted butter, divided
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 3 teaspoons McCormick Gourmet™ Organic Harissa, divided
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

INSTRUCTIONS

  • 1 Preheat oven to 400°F. Mix 2 tablespoons of the butter, honey and 2 teaspoons of the Seasoning in a small bowl; set aside.
  • 2 Arrange squash in single layer on foil- or parchment-lined baking pan sprayed with no stick cooking spray. Brush half of the butter mixture on one side of the squash. Roast 5 minutes. Carefully remove pan from oven. Turn squash and brush with remaining butter mixture. Return to oven and roast 10 minutes longer or until tender.
  • 3 Meanwhile, mix remaining 2 tablespoons butter, brown sugar, walnuts and remaining 1 teaspoon Seasoning in a small bowl. Remove squash from oven, evenly sprinkle brown sugar mixture over the squash. Broil on HIGH 1 to 2 minutes or until brown sugar is melted and lightly browned. Sprinkle with goat cheese and parsley.

NUTRITION INFORMATION

(per Serving)