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Acorn Squash With Filberts Or Pecans

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  Acorn squash 3 Medium
  Soft butter/Margarine 1⁄8 Pound
  Brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), firmly packed
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Orange peel 1 Tablespoon, grated
  Orange juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped filberts/Pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Cut squash in half lengthwise; scoop out seed and stringy portion.
Whip butter with a fork and cream in the brown sugar, salt, cinnamon, and orange peel.
Beat in the orange juice; mix in the nuts.
Pour 1/2 inch of water in a large baking pan and arrange the squash cut side up in it.
Divide the butter mixture evenly among the squash cavities.
Cover the pan (with foil if it has no lid).
Bake in a 375° oven for 40 minutes; uncover, spread sauce around inside of squash, and continue baking uncovered for 40 minutes more, or until brown and tender.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1986 Calories from Fat 746

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 85 g130.4%

Saturated Fat 32.2 g161.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121.9 mg40.6%

Sodium 1045.9 mg43.6%

Total Carbohydrates 325 g108.4%

Dietary Fiber 42.3 g169.2%

Sugars 73 g

Protein 28 g55.5%

Vitamin A 204.8% Vitamin C 653.4%

Calcium 93.6% Iron 97.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Acorn Squash With Filberts Or Pecans Recipe