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Orange Honeyed Acorn Squash
Orange Honeyed Acorn Squash

Category: Side Dish | Serves: 6

(38 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 160
Protein: 2 g
Carbs: 34 g
Fat: 4 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Sodium: 35 mg
Fiber: 3 g

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Sweet and spicy acorn squash baked in a honey-orange sauce is simply heavenly.
3 small acorn squash
2 Tablespoons orange juice
1/4 cup honey
2 Tablespoons butter or trans free margarine
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
1 Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2 Cut squash in half. Remove seeds and place halves in shallow baking pan.
3 Combine orange juice and honey. Mix well. Put some of the orange juice/honey mixture in each squash cavity.
4 Add 1 Tablespoon of the margarine to each squash half. Sprinkle with nutmeg, if desired.
5 Cover pan with aluminium foil to keep steam in and speed cooking.
6 Bake 30 minutes. Remove foil and continue baking 30 minutes more, or until squash is tender.

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