How to Cube an Acorn Squash

Acorn squash is a winter squash phenotypically named for its acorn shape. IT commonly has a dark green skin with a large orange marking along with a series of longitudinal ridges. Inside, is a sweet orange-yellow flesh and about 8 oz of pea-sized seeds.

This squash is more nutrient-dense than any of the other summer squashes and has tons of nutritional benefits! Click here to learn about all of the health benefits you can reap by adding acorn squash to your diet!

    How to Cube an Acorn Squash

    1. Wash and dry your squash.
    2. With a sharp knife, cut the squash in half across the equator.
    3. Use an ice cream scoop or large spoon to remove the stringy flesh & seeds.
    4. Using a very sharp and manageable knife, cut the squash into 1 1/2″ rings.
    5. Cut each ring in half.
    6. Handling one piece at a time, hold the squash with the skin facing towards you and use a paring knife to carefully remove the skin.
    7. Cut each piece into 2″ cubes.



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