Maple Acorn Squash Recipe | Yummly

Maple Acorn Squash

CINDYANSCHUTZ
4Ingredients
40Minutes
300Calories

Description

I am not sure why, but acorn squash is not something I purchase often. During my weekly shopping I spotted them and already had a pint of pure maple syrup in my cart. Immediately I was inspired to make Maple Acorn Squash as a side with my roasted chicken dinner! We enjoyed every bite and there was none left over! Note to self: next time buy 2…

Ingredients

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  • 2 acorn squash (medium, about 1 - 1/2 pounds each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted organic butter (melted)
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    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
    2. Cut squash in half lengthwise; remove and discard seeds and membrane. Cut each half widthwise into 1/2-in. slices; discard ends.
    3. Place slices in a large baking dish single layer. Season with salt. Combine syrup and butter; pour over squash.
    4. Bake covered with foil for 20 minutes then uncover for 10 minutes (if you are adding nuts add them now).
    5. Cindy's Tip: You can add chopped pecans before baking too!

    NutritionView More

    300Calories
    Sodium13% DV310mg
    Fat9% DV6g
    Protein4% DV2g
    Carbs21% DV62g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories300Calories from Fat50
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat6g9%
    Saturated Fat3.5g18%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol15mg5%
    Sodium310mg13%
    Potassium870mg25%
    Protein2g4%
    Calories from Fat50
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate62g21%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Sugars36g72%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C40%
    Calcium10%
    Iron15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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