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Glazed Acorn Squash With Toasted Almonds

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.

Health DECEMBER 2004

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

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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 126
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 24g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Sodium: 41mg
  • Calcium: 79mg
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