Recipe Details

Baked Acorn Squash

  • Servings: 4
  • Ready In 1 hour 30 minutes
  • 2 (about 1 lb total) medium acorn squash
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar; or substitute
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest; grated
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons margarine; melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons pecans; toasted and finely chopped
Cut squash in half lengthwise; remove and discard seeds. Place squash halves, cut sides down, in a 13x9 inch baking dish. Add water to a depth of 1/2 inch.
Bake, uncovered at 350(F) degrees for 40 minutes. Drain; invert halves.
Stir together sugar and next 5 ingredients. Drizzle sugar mixture evenly in center of each squash; brush mixture evenly over squash.
Bake at 350(F) degrees for 45 minutes. Sprinkle with pecans.

Nutritional Facts

  • Serving Size 1 Serving (23g)
    Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories 78
    Calories From Fat 40
  • % Daily Value
  • Total Fat 4g
    6%
  • Saturated Fat 1g
    3%
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0g
    0%
  • Sodium 22g
    1%
  • Total Carbohydrate 10g
    3%
  • Dietary Fiber 1g
    2%
  • Sugars 9g
  • Protein 0g
    1%