Roasted Chipotle Acorn Squash

Roasted Chipotle Acorn Squash
Serves 4-6

2 acorn squash (1-11/2 pounds each)
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon ground chipotle chile
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon black pepper

Method of Preparation

Preheat oven to 400°F

Cut the acorn squash in half lengthwise. Then cut each half crosswise into 3/4 inch thick slices.

Remove and discard the seeds from the squash pieces. Transfer the squash to a baking sheet.

Mix olive oil, garlic, ground chipotle, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Pour the mixture over the squash pieces and toss to coat.

Roast for 20 minutes, or until squash is tender.

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