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Maple-Glazed Acorn Squash Rings

Yield 2 servings (serving size: 2 squash rings)
These attractive rings complement ham, rotisserie chicken, and even sautéed tofu.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium acorn squash (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon bourbon
  • 2 teaspoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Nutrition Information

  • calories 239
  • caloriesfromfat 16 %
  • fat 4.3 g
  • satfat 2.5 g
  • monofat 1.1 g
  • polyfat 0.3 g
  • protein 2.8 g
  • carbohydrate 48.8 g
  • fiber 4.1 g
  • cholesterol 10 mg
  • iron 2.3 mg
  • sodium 344 mg
  • calcium 127 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cut squash crosswise into 4 (1-inch-thick) slices; remove seeds. Place squash slices on a microwave-safe plate. Cover with plastic wrap; vent. Microwave at HIGH 6 minutes or until tender.

  2. Preheat broiler.

  3. Place squash on a baking sheet. Combine syrup and remaining ingredients. Brush syrup mixture over squash. Broil 3 minutes or until bubbly. Drizzle with remaining syrup mixture.