Glazed Acorn Squash
Prep: 10 min
Cook: 45 min.
2 acorn squash, cut into quarters lengthwise and seeded
1 Tbsp plus 1 tsp. unsalted butter, melted
1 cup boiling water
2 Tbsp brown sugar, firmly packed
1/8 tsp. cinnamon
Preheat oven to 400 F. Arrange squash in the bottom of a baking dish large
enough to hold squash in a single layer. Brush squash with 2 tsp. melted
butter and season with salt and pepper to taste. Pour water into baking
dish. Cover with foil and bake 30-35 minutes or until squash is very
Combine remaining ingredients in a heavy saucepan over medium heat,
stirring until sugar is dissolved. Remove squash from oven and drain water
from baking dish. Brush squash with brown sugar glaze. Bake another 15
minutes, basting occasionally with sugar mixture until glazed and brown.
Per serving: calories 173, fat 4.1g, 19% calories from fat, cholesterol
10mg, protein 2.3g, carbohydrates 36.3g, fiber 4.3g, sugar 13.5g, sodium
14mg, diet points 3.5.
Dietary Exchanges: Milk: 0.0, Vegetable: 4.3, Fruit: 0.0, Bread: 0.0, Lean
meat: 0.0, Fat: 0.8, Sugar: 0.3, Very lean meat protein: 0.0
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