Roasted Acorn Squash with Texas Pete® Chipotle Hot Sauce, Honey & Bacon

  • INGREDIENTS:
  • 2 acorn squash, washed thoroughly & cut 1/2
  • Kosher salt & fresh black pepper
  • 4 tbsp. butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup Texas Pete® Chipotle Hot Sauce
  • 4 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 0.25 lb. bacon, thick cut, sliced into lardons, cooked until crispy
  • 1/4 bunch scallions, bias cut
  • 1 leek, julienne, baked in 200° oven for 12-14 minutes

  • PREPARATION:
  • Heat oven to 325°. Season acorn squash with salt and pepper. Place acorn squash flesh side down on lightly oiled baking sheet tray. Roast for 25 to 30 minutes. Remove acorn squash from oven & invert. Combine butter, Texas Pete® Chipotle Hot Sauce, brown sugar and honey – drizzle atop acorn squash. Roast for an additional 18 to 20 minutes. To serve: Cut acorn squash into quarters & generously garnish with bacon lardons, chopped scallions & crispy baked leeks.

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