Candied Acorn Squash

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Delicious side dish! No longer than 15 minutes prep AND cooking time. Buttery and sweet. Almost as good as dessert! A must-try!

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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 acorn squash, halved and seeded

  • ¼ cup butter, divided

  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar, divided

Directions

  1. Place both halves of the squash cut side up on a microwave-safe plate or dish. Put 2 tablespoons of butter, and 2 tablespoons of brown sugar into the cavity of each half.

  2. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes in the microwave on full power. Rotate the squash a couple of times to ensure even cooking. When the flesh is soft, scoop out soft flesh with the sugar and butter, and place it in a bowl. Mash it a little to blend the ingredients. Serve in a bowl, or your could even serve it in the shells.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

204 Calories
12g Fat
27g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 204
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 7g 37%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 89mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 14mg 69%
Calcium 56mg 4%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 455mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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