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Classic Baked Acorn Squash

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  Acorn squash 3
  Firmly packed brown sugar 6 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Grated orange rind 1 Tablespoon, grated freshly
  Oranges 3 , peeled, sectioned, and seeded

Scrub squash; cut in half and remove seed and stringy fiber; place cut-side down in shallow baking pan filled with 1/4 inch water.
Bake at 375° for 40 minutes.
Turn squash; fill each center with 1 tablespoon brown sugar, 1/2 tablespoon butter or margarine, 1/2 teaspoon orange rind and 4 to 5 orange sections.
Add more water to pan, if necessary.
Continue baking until tender, about 20 to 25 minutes.
Baste occasionally as butter or margarine melts and juice forms.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1799 Calories from Fat 348

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 40 g61.2%

Saturated Fat 23.7 g118.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 96.8 mg32.3%

Sodium 98.1 mg4.1%

Total Carbohydrates 382 g127.2%

Dietary Fiber 46.8 g187.1%

Sugars 131 g

Protein 22 g44.1%

Vitamin A 210.4% Vitamin C 804.3%

Calcium 105.7% Iron 94.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Classic Baked Acorn Squash Recipe