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Baked Acorn Squash

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Ingredients
  Acorn squash 4 Pound
  Butter/Margarine 4 Tablespoon
  Orange peel 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon peel 2 Tablespoon
  Orange juice 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Sherry 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Heat the oven to 350F.
2) Half the squash.
3) With a spoon, remove seeds and strings.
4) Butter a 15x15x10x1 inch baking pan.

MAKING
5) In the baking pan, place the squash with skin side up.
6) Bake for 40 minutes until tender; remove from oven.
7) With the help of a fork, prick each squash while turning them half over.
8) Place 1/2 tablespoon butter on each squash.
9) Sprinkle 3/4 teaspoon mixed orange and lemon peel.
10) In small bowl, mix orange juice, lemon juice, and sherry, until well combined.
11) Spoon the mixture over squash and into center holes.
12) Sprinkle little salt on each squash.
13) Place back in oven, and bake 15 to 20 minutes longer, basting once or twice with liquid in center.

SERVING
14) Serve the baked squash immediately or reheat before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Squash
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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