Roasted Acorn Squash

Roasted Acorn Squash Recipe
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Sauteed in a bit of butter and then roasted with a sprinkling of salt, Roasted Acorn Squash is your answer to a quick, tasty side dish.

Yield:

Serves 4 (serving size: 3 wedges)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 94
Fat 5.9 g
Satfat 3.7 g
Sodium 192 mg

Ingredients

1 acorn squash
2 tablespoons butter
1/4 teaspoon salt

Preparation

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

Note:

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Adam Hickman,

Cooking Light

March 2012
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