Acorn Squash because it is rich in beta-carotene has many health benefits. It contains omega 3 fatty acids, manganese, and Vitamin C. Potassium, dietary fiber, manganese, folate, Vitamin B complex, , copper and tryptophan. You might say the Acorn Squash is perfect for dieting. It is good for heart health & diabetes, as it prevents the oxidation of cholesterol in the vessels and is low in carbs. 1/2 of an Acorn Squash is very Filling and naturally fat free. See More info for recipe
Cut squash in quarters, remove seeds, and rinse clean. Place squash quarters in a baking pan, sprinkle with cinnamon, place 1/2 water in pan, cover, bake at 350 for 45 to 60 minutes or microwave until tender. Tastes is similar to a sweet potato.