Maple- and Ginger-Glazed Acorn Squash

Recipe from

Coastal Living

Ingredients

1 cup butter, softened and cut into chunks
2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons maple syrup
2 medium acorn squash
1/2 cup fresh orange juice
2 tablespoons cider vinegar

Preparation

Process first 4 ingredients in a food processor until blended.

Cut squash lengthwise into quarters. Scoop out seeds and membrane. Spread half of butter mixture on squash. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 30 minutes.

Stir together remaining butter mixture, orange juice, and vinegar in a small saucepan. Cook over low heat until butter melts; brush on squash. Bake 15 minutes or until squash is tender and golden, basting occasionally with butter mixture.

November 2001