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Acorn Squash With Filberts Or Pecans

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Ingredients
  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)
Directions

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

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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