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Orange Maple Baked Acorn Squash

Ingredients
  Acorn squash 2 Medium
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Maple syrup 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Grated orange peel 1 Teaspoon
  Grated fresh lemon peel 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Mix glazed ingredients in a 2-cup glass measure.
2) Cook in Microwave at Power Hi for 7 to 8 minutes.
3) Keep aside.

MAKING
4) Peel, wash and quarter squash, discarding seeds and fiber.
5) On a 12-inch plate put squash and cut side up.
6) Add water and stir.
7) Seal tightly with plastic wrap.
8) Cook in Microwave at Power Hi for 7 to 8 minutes.
9) Remove excess liquid.
10) Spread glaze with a spoon into squash quarters.
11) Cook uncovered in microwave at Power 8 for 10 to 12 minutes.
12) Baste with pan juices and rotate the plate.
13) Keep aside for 5 minutes.

SERVING
14) Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Acorn
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 289 Calories from Fat 31

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g5.4%

Saturated Fat 2 g10.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 8.1 mg2.7%

Sodium 16.1 mg0.7%

Total Carbohydrates 68 g22.7%

Dietary Fiber 5.9 g23.7%

Sugars 26.6 g

Protein 3 g6.4%

Vitamin A 30.1% Vitamin C 88.1%

Calcium 15% Iron 16.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Orange Maple Baked Acorn Squash Recipe