Sweet Acorn Squash Recipe

Looking for an easy Sweet Acorn Squash recipe? Learn how to make Sweet Acorn Squash using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mrsstanfield

Makes 2 servings



From Food Network Paula Deen http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/paula-deen/baked-acorn-squash-with-brown-sugar-and-butter-recipe/index.html

Recipe Ingredients for Sweet Acorn Squash

1 acorn squash, cut in 1/2
2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
2 tablespoons butter without salt
2 tablespoons maple syrup
1/8 tsp Salt
1 Freshly ground black pepper

Recipe Directions for Sweet Acorn Squash

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Scoop the seeds and stringy pulp out of the squash cavities and discard. In a small mixing bowl, combine the brown sugar, butter, syrup and salt and pepper, to taste. Rub the squash cavities and cut sides of the squash with the butter mixture and place them on a baking sheet, cut side up. Bake in the preheated oven for about 1 hour until the squash is tender when pierced with a fork. Serve 1 half per person.

Categories

Vegetables, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 259.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
274
Calories from Fat
106
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.8g
18%
Saturated Fat
7.4g
37%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
31mg
10%
Sodium
160mg
7%
Potassium
805mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates
44.8g
15%
Dietary Fiber
3.2g
13%
Sugars
20.6g
Protein
1.9g
Vitamin A 23% Vitamin C 40%
Calcium 10% Iron 10%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • High in manganese
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sugar
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