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Sugar-Baked Acorn Squash

Yield 8 Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 large acorn squash (about 2 1/4 lb.), quartered and seeded
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar

Nutrition Information

  • calories 67
  • fat 0 g
  • satfat 0 g
  • protein 1 g
  • carbohydrate 17 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 0 mg
  • sodium 122 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Season squash with salt and pepper, arrange cut side up in a 9-by-13-inch baking pan, cover tightly with aluminum foil and bake until tender when pierced with a fork, 45 minutes. Sprinkle squash with brown sugar and bake, uncovered, for 20 minutes, or until edges are browned.

  2. Arrange squash on a serving platter; spoon any melted sugar from pan onto squash. (If sugar has hardened, add 1 Tbsp. water to loosen.) Serve hot.