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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 197.2
  • Total Fat: 11.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 92.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.2 g
  • Protein: 2.8 g

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Roasted Acorn Squash

Submitted by: AFSKINNER

Introduction

This is a great fall dish that is also very versatile. I have used Maple Garlic kick in leiu of Cinnamon and Nutmeg. I use "I can't believe its not butter light" to cut down on calories, but whatever your favorite butter/margarine is will work the same, just change the cals.

It can be served as a side with maple garlic chicken, an appetizer, or a meal if you are not super hungry! You could probably even scoop out the inside and puree it for a tasty soup!
This is a great fall dish that is also very versatile. I have used Maple Garlic kick in leiu of Cinnamon and Nutmeg. I use "I can't believe its not butter light" to cut down on calories, but whatever your favorite butter/margarine is will work the same, just change the cals.

It can be served as a side with maple garlic chicken, an appetizer, or a meal if you are not super hungry! You could probably even scoop out the inside and puree it for a tasty soup!

Number of Servings: 2

Ingredients

    Acorn Squash
    2 TBSP Butter or Margarine
    2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
    2 tsp Ground Nutmeg
    1 1/2 TBSP toasted Pine Nuts

    *You can add more or less Cinnamon/Nutmeg as desired (or add additional spices as well). Pine Nuts are Optional but add a nice nutty flavor

Directions

Cut Acorn Squash in Two Halves, cutting WITH the ridges, and remove seeds
Put each Half in Microwave (separately) for 3-5 Minutes
Pre-heat oven to 425
Place halves on a baking sheet
Put 1 TBSP butter (or Margarine) in to center
Sprinkle 1 tsp Cinnamon and Nutmeg onto each half
Add Toasted Pine nuts to each half
Please in Oven and cook for approximately 15 Minutes or until fork tender




Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user AFSKINNER.






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  • Don't know how writer thought 15 min would be adequate? -- Try at least 45 min. (skip the microwave) Rub avocado oil on open halves instead of butter. Sprinkle on @2 tsp brown sugar and then spices. Love it! (Don't forget to roast the seeds later at a lower temp!) - 9/24/13

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