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Glazed Acorn Squash With Toasted Almonds

Prep time 10 mins
time 25 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)
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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.