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Roasted Acorn Squash

Photo: Johnny Autry and Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr and Leigh Ann Ross
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 3 wedges)
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.

Ingredients

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

Nutrition Information

  • calories 94
  • fat 5.9 g
  • satfat 3.7 g
  • sodium 192 mg

How to Make It

  1. 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.

Cook's Notes

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