Rating: 4 stars
5 Ratings
  • 1 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 5 star values: 2

Honey boosts the natural sweetness of acorn squash. Serve this simple side with roasted chicken or pork tenderloin.

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Recipe by Cooking Light March 2008

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Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 2 squash slices)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 375°.

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  • Cut 1/4 inch from stem end and bottom of each squash, and discard. Cut each squash in half crosswise. Discard the seeds and membrane. Cut each squash half crosswise into 2 (1-inch-thick) slices. Combine 2 tablespoons honey, 4 teaspoons olive oil, black pepper, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a large bowl. Add squash, and toss to coat. Place squash on a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 30 minutes or until tender.

Nutrition Facts

186 calories; calories from fat 23%; fat 4.8g; saturated fat 0.7g; mono fat 3.3g; poly fat 0.6g; protein 2.3g; carbohydrates 38.4g; fiber 4.3g; cholesterol 0mg; iron 2.1mg; sodium 157mg; calcium 95mg.
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