Butternut Squash with Orange-Butter Glaze

Put a citrus twist on squash. Butter, orange marmalade and spices are the flavor secrets.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1
large (3 to 3 1/2 lb) butternut squash, cut into 8 pieces
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
1/4
cup orange marmalade
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8
teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Place squash, cut sides up, in baking dish.
  • 2 Cover with foil; bake 45 minutes. Sprinkle with salt. In small bowl, mix butter, marmalade, cinnamon and nutmeg; brush over squash. Bake 20 to 30 minutes longer or until glazed and tender.

Expert Tips

When you're shopping, just remember that butternut is the squash shaped like a peanut. You could also use the dark green buttercup squash instead.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
190mg
190%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
220%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.