Glazed Acorn Squash

Enjoy this glazed acorn squash that can be baked or slow cooked that’s perfect for a side dish.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 4

2
acorn squash (1 to 1 1/2 lb each)
4
tablespoons maple-flavored syrup
4
tablespoons whipping (heavy) cream, butter or margarine

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2 Cut each squash lengthwise in half; remove seeds and fibers. In ungreased 13x9-inch pan, place squash, cut sides up. Spoon 1 tablespoon maple syrup and 1 tablespoon whipping cream into each half.
  • 3 Bake uncovered about 1 hour or until tender.

Expert Tips

Omit maple syrup and whipping cream. Bake squash halves 30 minutes. In small bowl, mix 1 large tart red apple, diced, 2 tablespoons chopped nuts, 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar and 1 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted. Spoon apple mixture into squash halves. Bake about 30 minutes longer or until tender.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
35mg
35%;
Total Carbohydrate
38g
38%
(Dietary Fiber
7g
7%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 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:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.