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Orange Pecan Stuffed Acorn Squash

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Ingredients
  Acorn squash 2
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Grated orange peel 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 2 Teaspoon
  Chopped pecans 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Halve squash lengthwise and discard seeds.

MAKING
2) Grease a baking sheet and place squash cut side down.
3) Bake at 350° for 30 to 35 minutes till squash are tender.
4) Take out the pulp keeping a thin shell.
5) Mix together squash pulp, butter, brown sugar, salt, and orange peel.
6) Blend in enough orange juice about 2 teaspoons till fluffy.
7) Place mixture into shells.
8) Sprinkle pecans on top.
9) Bake for further 10 minutes.

SERVING
10) Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Party, Healthy
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Squash
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 977 Calories from Fat 300

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 35 g54.3%

Saturated Fat 9.9 g49.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.3 mg10.8%

Sodium 531.3 mg22.1%

Total Carbohydrates 177 g59%

Dietary Fiber 25.5 g102.1%

Sugars 17 g

Protein 15 g29.9%

Vitamin A 118.4% Vitamin C 286.7%

Calcium 52.3% Iron 62.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Orange Pecan Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe