Golden Baked Acorn Squash

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To warm up a winter meal, offer sweet acorn squash halves flavored with a hot orange-brandy sauce.

2
2
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided

  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar

  • 3 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed

  • 3 tablespoons brandy

  • 2 acorn squash, halved and seeded

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a 9x13 inch baking dish. Coat pan evenly with melted butter.

  2. In a saucepan, mix the remaining butter, brown sugar, frozen orange juice concentrate, and brandy . Bring to a boil, and remove from heat.

  3. Place squash halves cut side down in the baking dish, and bake 30 minutes, or until easily pierced with a knife. Turn squash over, and drizzle with the sauce. Continue baking 15 minutes. Cool slightly before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

269 Calories
9g Fat
41g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 269
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 72mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 15%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 20g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 46mg 230%
Calcium 98mg 8%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 974mg 21%

* 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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