Baked Acorn Squash
- 1 acorn squash
- 2 Tablespoons margarine or butter, melted
- 2 Tablespoons honey, maple or corn syrup
- 1 to 2 Tablespoon brown sugar
- salt to taste
Preheat oven to 400°.
Halve squash lengthwise; remove seeds and scrape out stringy portion with a spoon. Sprinkle cut surfaces with salt; place cut side down, in a greased baking dish. Bake for 25 minutes.
Combine the melted butter, honey and brown sugar. Turn squash cut side up; spoon the mixture into cavity. Put back into oven for another 30 to 35 minutes, until tender
OR TO MICROWAVE (not as good): Cut acorn squash in half; scoop out and discard seeds. Put squash in baking dish. Loosely cover baking dish with plastic wrap; microwave for 8 minutes. Combine other ingredients in a bowl; fill each cavity of squash with mixture. Cover with plastic wrap; microwave another 1 1/2 to 2 minutes
Nutrition Facts (6 PP)
Amount Per Serving:
Calories 398 - Calories from Fat 111
Percent Total Calories From: Fat 28%, Protein 8%, Carbohydrate 64%
Totals and Percent Daily Values (2000 calories): Fat 13g, Saturated Fat 2g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 170mg, Total Carbohydrate 70g, Dietary Fiber 3g, Sugars 0g, Protein 9g, Vitamin A 24997 units, Vitamin C 50 units, Calcium 80 units, Iron 2 units