This impressive side dish preps in just 10 minutes. Pair this acron squash recipe with a tender chicken dish for an easy, hearty dinner tonight.
2 acorn squash (about 1 pound each)
1/2 cup apple juice
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted
How to Make It
Preheat oven to 400°.
Peel squash. Cut in half lengthwise; discard seeds and membrane. Cut each squash half crosswise into 1/2-inch-thick slices; place in a 13- x 9-inch baking dish, overlapping if necessary. Combine juice, sugar, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg; pour over squash.
Cover squash mixture with foil; bake at 400° for 25 minutes or until tender. Top with almonds.