Baked Avocado & Acorn Squash Fries

Baked Avocado & Acorn Squash Fries
Presented by Spartan Training®

A powerful snack that is simple to make: avocado and acorn squash fries is a snack or side to fuel your most demanding of days.

It's also damn fine comfort food.


  • 1 acorn squash
  • 1 avocado, under-ripe
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp flour of your choice
  • 1 teaspoon each paprika, basil, oregano, and garlic powder


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Cut acorn squash in half, lengthwise. Use a spoon to remove the seeds. Cut the acorn squash between the ridges or about ¼-1/2 inch slices. Place in a large mixing bowl. Cut avocado into 1 inch lengths (shaped like thick cut french fries) and place in bowl with acorn squash.
  3. Pour olive oil in bowl and stir gently to coat. In a shallow pan, combine the seasonings. Taking a couple pieces of squash and avocado at a time, dip into seasonings, turning to coat, and then transfer to parchment lined baking sheet. Repeat this step until all pieces are coated.
  4. Place in oven and bake for 30 minutes or until coating is golden brown. Enjoy warm, or cool them and use as salad toppers