Rating: 4.5 stars 4.5
57 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 37
  • 4 star values: 15
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1

'Acorn squash is a favorite with my family,' relates Mrs. Richard Lamb of Williamsburg, Indiana. 'This recipe gets sweet maple flavor from syrup and an appealing nuttiness from pecans. It's easy, too, because you don't have to peel the squash.'

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
40 mins
total:
50 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Wash squash. Cut in half lengthwise; discard seeds and membrane. Cut each half crosswise into 1/2-in. slices; discard the ends. Place slices in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with salt. Combine syrup and butter; pour over squash. Sprinkle with pecans if desired. Cover and bake at 350 degrees F for 40-45 minutes or until tender.

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Tips

Nutritional Analysis: One serving of 2 slices (prepared with sugar-free maple syrup, reduced-fat margarine and pecans) equals 170 calories, 98 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 31 gm carbohydrate, 2 gm protein, 7 gm fat. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit, 1 fat.

Nutrition Facts

240 calories; protein 1.8g; carbohydrates 42.3g; fat 8.8g; cholesterol 10.2mg; sodium 197.3mg. Full Nutrition
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