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Raisin-Orange Acorn Squash

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Ingredients
  Acorn squash 1 Medium
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Raisins 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Orange peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated
  Orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Prick squash in several places with fork.
Micro wave on paper plate 4 minutes; turn squash over.
Microwave until just tender, 3 to 5 minutes.
Let stand until cool enough to handle, about 15 minutes.
Cut squash lengthwise into halves; remove seeds and fibers.
Place squash halves cut sides up in serving dish.
Divide margarine, raisins, orange peel, orange juice, brown sugar and salt between squash halves.
Cover loosely and microwave orange juice mixture to boiling, 4 to 5 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Interest: 
Quick
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 397 Calories from Fat 111

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g19.6%

Saturated Fat 7.8 g39%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.3 mg10.8%

Sodium 262.2 mg10.9%

Total Carbohydrates 75 g25%

Dietary Fiber 6.7 g26.6%

Sugars 30.5 g

Protein 4 g8.1%

Vitamin A 36.4% Vitamin C 98.3%

Calcium 15.7% Iron 18%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Raisin-Orange Acorn Squash Recipe