Orange-Glazed Acorn Squash

This simple side dish goes well with ham or turkey.


4 servings (serving size: 3 squash slices)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 160
Caloriesfromfat 12 %
Fat 2.1 g
Satfat 0.4 g
Monofat 0.5 g
Polyfat 0.9 g
Protein 2 g
Carbohydrate 37.7 g
Fiber 2.9 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.5 mg
Sodium 228 mg
Calcium 88 mg


3 medium acorn squash (about 1 pound each)
Cooking spray
3 tablespoons orange marmalade
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 tablespoon lime juice
2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
Dash of ground red pepper


Preheat oven to 375°.

Cut squash crosswise into 3/4-inch-thick slices, discarding seeds and stringy pulp. Arrange the squash slices in a single layer on a large baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake squash slices at 375° for 15 minutes.

Combine orange marmalade and remaining ingredients. Brush half of marmalade mixture over squash slices. Bake at 375° for 10 minutes. Brush with marmalade mixture; bake an additional 10 minutes. Spoon remaining marmalade mixture over squash.

November 1997
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