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Baked Winter Squash

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Ingredients
  Acorn/Butternut squash 3
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
  Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon, grated
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (fresh)
Directions

Preheat oven to 400°.
Cut acorn squash in half horizontally or butternut squash in half vertically.
Remove seeds.
Place skin-side down in baking dish.
Brush flesh with melted butter; sprinkle with orange juice, brown sugar, nutmeg, and salt.
Add just enough water to cover bottom of baking pan.
Cover pan loosely with a tent of aluminum foil and bake 30 minutes.
Reduce heat to 350°; remove foil, and continue baking until squash is tender—about 20 more minutes

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Fusion
Course: 
Side Dish
Interest: 
Winter
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Squash

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