These Roasted Acorn Squash Slices are a Healthier French Fry Substitute

 - Nov 10, 2015
References: heatherchristo & heatherchristo
While French fries are a tasty side option, they often aren't the most healthiest to indulge in; however these roasted acorn squash wedges offer a delicious alternative with an added mint almond pesto sauce for dipping. These are a great healthy seasonal side to make that offers the same soft interior and crispy exterior as fries.

Acorn squash is a versatile produce item that roasts extremely well in the oven. This recipe by Heather Christo shares how to roast the squash in wedges that are similar in texture and shape to fries without the unnecessary trans fats or excessive sodium content. To kick up the dish, the squash wedges are topped with a refreshing homemade and healthy pesto featuring parsley, almonds, mint, lemon, olive oil and pomegranate seeds for garnish,