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Roasted Acorn Squash

Photo: Oxmoor House
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 3 wedges)

Ingredients

  • 1 acorn squash
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 94
  • fat 5.9 g
  • satfat 3.7 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 0.0 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 192 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Cut 1 acorn squash in half lengthwise; discard seeds. Cut each half into 6 wedges. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large ovenproof skillet over medium heat. Add squash; cook 3 minutes or until browned on each side. Turn wedges; sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Place pan in oven; bake at 400° for 12 minutes or until tender.

Cook's Notes

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