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Glazed Acorn Squash Rings

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  Acorn squash 1 Large
  Orange juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Grated lemon rind 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon

Cut squash into 3/4 inch thick slices; remove seeds and membrane.
Arrange squash in a lightly greased 12 x 8 x 2 inch baking dish.
Pour orange juice over squash.
Cover; bake at 350° for 30 minutes.
Combine brown sugar and next 4 ingredients in a saucepan.
Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes.
Pour sugar mixture over squash.
Bake, uncovered, an additional 20 minutes or until squash is tender, basting occasionally.
Garnish with parsley, if desired.

Recipe Summary

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1516 Calories from Fat 413

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g72.3%

Saturated Fat 29.1 g145.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121 mg40.3%

Sodium 364.4 mg15.2%

Total Carbohydrates 291 g96.9%

Dietary Fiber 16.2 g64.9%

Sugars 139.9 g

Protein 9 g18.7%

Vitamin A 104.9% Vitamin C 273.7%

Calcium 47.1% Iron 44.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Glazed Acorn Squash Rings Recipe