Recipe courtesy of Gourmet Magazine

Steamed Acorn Squash with Lime and Scallion

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 2 servings
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1 small acorn squash

2 teaspoons fresh lime juice

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

1 scallion, chopped fine


  1. Halve squash lengthwise and discard seeds and strings. Using outer ridges as a guide, cut squash lengthwise into sections. Arrange squash on a steamer rack in a saucepan and steam over boiling water, covered, until tender, about 15 minutes.
  2. While squash is steaming, in a bowl whisk together lime juice, oil, and salt and pepper to taste.
  3. On a platter drizzle squash with dressing and sprinkle with scallion