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Air Fryer Acorn Squash

Air fryer acorn squash is quick and easy to make. Make it sweet or savory for a delicious side dish.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: acorn squash
Servings: 2
Calories: 148kcal
Author: Heather


  • 1 acorn squash
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • Cut acorn squash in half and scoop out seeds.
  • Spread oil over the cut portion of the squash. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Place acorn squash halves in air fryer basket. Air fry at 400 degrees F for 15 minutes.



*** Sweet - To make this acorn squash sweet, cook the squash for 12 minutes at 400 degrees F. Add 1/4 tablespoon of butter, 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar and pinch of cinnamon to both squash halves. Cook another 5 minutes at 400 degrees. 


Calories: 148kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 152mg | Potassium: 748mg | Fiber: 3g | Vitamin A: 791IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 2mg