Maple-Glazed Roasted Acorn Squash

A buttery maple glaze on this sweet vegetable makes this side taste almost like a dessert. This squash is great served with roasted pork.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 slice)
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 125
  • Calories from fat: 15%
  • Fat: 2.1g
  • Saturated fat: 1.2g
  • Protein: 0.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 28g
  • Fiber: 1.6g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Iron: 1.1mg
  • Sodium: 92mg
  • Calcium: 53mg


  • 1 medium acorn squash (about 2 pounds)
  • 5 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  1. 1. Preheat oven to 425°.
  2. 2. Cut squash horizontally into 4 (1/2-inch-thick) slices. Discard seeds, membranes, and any remaining squash. Place squash on a jelly-roll pan lined with foil.
  3. 3. Combine syrup and next 3 ingredients in a small saucepan over medium heat, and cook until butter melts. Brush 1 side of each slice of squash with syrup mixture. Bake at 425° for 15 minutes. Turn squash over, and brush with remaining glaze. Bake an additional 15 minutes or until tender.
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