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Chili Butter Acorn Squash

Decadent, buttery, and a Weight Watchers friendly recipe.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 2


  • 1 Acorn Squash
  • 1 Tablespoon Light Butter
  • 2 Tablespoons Light Brown Sugar
  • ½ Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Chili Powder
  • ½ Teaspoon Garlic Powder


  • Preheat oven to 400°.
  • Cut acorn squash in half and scoop out the seeds.
  • Place squash in a 9x13 casserole dish cut sides facing up.
  • Using your fingers, rub the flesh of each half with ½ tablespoon of butter for each side.
  • Mix brown sugar, salt, chili powder, and garlic powder together in a bowl.
  • Generously season each side with the seasoning mixture.
  • Roast squash in the oven for 45 minutes to 1 hour until the squash is tender.


Nutrition is based on the Weight Watchers Freestyle Program guidelines. Nutrition calculated using Weight Watchers calculator.
NUTRITION: Serves 2, ½ Acorn Squash Per Serving- (4 SmartPoints Per Serving) CALORIES: 69 FAT: 3.9 SATURATED FAT: 2.4 CARBS: 8.8 FIBER: 0 SUGARS: 8.8 PROTEIN: 0.3