Recipe Summary

Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 1 hour
Yield: 4 servings

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Baked Acorn Squash
This recipe serves:   
2 small acorn squashes, cut in half with seeds removed
4 teaspoons brown sugar
4 teaspoons light butter

Cooking Instructions
1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF.

2. Cut the squashes in half and place in a shallow baking dish, cut side down with 2 inches of water and bake for 30 minutes.

3. Remove the squashes from the oven and carefully turn the squashes over so that the cut side faces up. Add 1 inch of water to the pan. Add one teaspoon of butter and one teaspoon of brown sugar to the cavity of each squash half and baste the flesh of the squash with the brown sugar mixture.

4. Return the squash halves to the oven and bake for another 30 minutes until golden.

Serving Size: 1/2 squash

Nutritional Information
Number of Servings: 4
Per Serving
Calories 120 Carbohydrate 27 g
Fat 2 g Fiber 3 g
Protein 2 g Saturated Fat 1 g
Sodium 8 mg    


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