Baked Acorn Squash

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The dark skin and orange flesh adds lovely colour to your plate.

¼ cup balsamic vinegar

¼ cup olive oil

¼ cup maple syrup

1 red onion cut into wedges

¼ tsp salt

¼ tsp pepper

2 T fresh thyme or 3 tsp dried thyme leaves

1 unpeeled Acorn squash cut into ½” wedges, seeds removed

 

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Whisk together vinegar, oil, maple syrup and seasonings. Place the squash and onions on a foil lined cookie sheet.  Pour the liquid over the squash and onion and mix on the sheet to completely coat the vegetables. Sprinkle with thyme.  Cook for 15 minutes , turn the squash over and cook 15 minutes more until the squash is tender.