Glazed Acorn Squash With Toasted Almonds

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.


4 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
: 25 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 126
Fat 4 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 2 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 24 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 41 mg
Calcium 79 mg


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


1. Preheat oven to 400°.

2. 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.

3. Cover squash mixture with foil; bake at 400° for 25 minutes or until tender. Top with almonds.

Karen Levin,


December 2004
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