Baked Winter Squash
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted|
|Brown sugar||2 Tablespoon|
|Nutmeg||1⁄4 Teaspoon, grated|
|Orange juice||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (fresh)|
Preheat oven to 400°.
Cut acorn squash in half horizontally or butternut squash in half vertically.
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