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Maple-Glazed Acorn Squash Rings

Maple-Glazed Acorn Squash Rings

These attractive rings complement ham, rotisserie chicken, and even sautéed tofu.

Cooking Light APRIL 2001

  • Yield: 2 servings (serving size: 2 squash rings)


  • 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


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.

Preheat broiler.

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 239
  • Calories from fat: 16%
  • Fat: 4.3g
  • Saturated fat: 2.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.3g
  • Protein: 2.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 48.8g
  • Fiber: 4.1g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Iron: 2.3mg
  • Sodium: 344mg
  • Calcium: 127mg

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