Glazed Acorn Squash

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

Ingredients

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

Steps

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  • 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.

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Tips

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.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
7%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
6%
Sodium
35mg
1%
Potassium
710mg
20%
Total Carbohydrate
38g
13%
Dietary Fiber
7g
28%
Sugars
10g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%
30%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
8%
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 Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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