Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 2
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories 122.5
Total Fat 2.7 g
Saturated Fat 0.8 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 50.1 mg
Potassium 758.2 mg
Total Carbohydrate 25.4 g
Dietary Fiber 3.2 g
Sugars 0.0 g
Protein 1.7 g
Vitamin A 19.7 %
Vitamin B-12 10.0 %
Vitamin B-6 34.1 %
Vitamin C 39.5 %
Vitamin D 7.5 %
Vitamin E 5.0 %
Calcium 7.4 %
Copper 7.5 %
Folate 9.2 %
Iron 8.7 %
Magnesium 17.5 %
Manganese 18.5 %
Niacin 7.6 %
Pantothenic Acid 8.7 %
Phosphorus 7.8 %
Riboflavin 1.3 %
Selenium 1.6 %
Thiamin 20.1 %
Zinc 1.9 %
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Calories in Acorn Squash with Brown Sugar

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Calories per Ingredient

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Calories per serving of Acorn Squash with Brown Sugar

86 calories of Squash, winter, acorn, raw, (0.50 squash (4 inch dia))

25 calories of Smart Balance, Smart Balance Light Buttery Spread, 1 Tbsp, (0.50 serving)

11 calories of Brown Sugar, (1 tsp unpacked)

Nutrition & Calorie Comments  

This is the best way to eat most winter squash. Adding a little cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice or pumpkin pie spice makes this super yummy. Also a dollop of fat free whipped topping seems like you're having a warm comforting dessert!
My variation is to use sugar free pancake syrup and a few chopped walnuts instead of the Smart Balance and brown sugar. Hubby also likes raisins in his and has asked for this side for Thanksgiving. He never liked acorn squash until I started fixing it for him this way. This changes make it a 5 star!
My kids love this as the butter and brown sugar make it sweet enough they don't realize what they are eating. My husband and I love it as well.
So yummie!!! But, like others, i use the Splenda Measurable...i also use the "I Can't Believe It's Not Butter - Fat Free" and add a dash of vanilla or maple extract to it for that extra something-something...just amazing! Its like eating candy, lol!!!!
Did you know you can poke holes in the squash and microwave it a few minutes to soften it. Then it is easier to cut in half to scoop out and add the butter or light spread and the brown sugar. Cinnamon is also a great addition.
My mom used to make this. We loved it.
I filled an 8X8 pan with the Acorn squash cut into chunks! I used cinnamon/sugar mixture on top of the squash - made my kitchen smell like baked apples!...served alone or with Vanilla Yogurt and Granola! (Vanilla Ice Cream works too : )
Amazing with Splenda brown sugar! Yum! Will definately make this again and again!
This is my favorite way to eat Acorn Squash, but I use the Brown Sugar Splenda blend.
My Mom always made it like that. I prefer to peel the squash and boil it like potatoes and then mashing them adding a little brown sugar and I can't believe its not butter and mixing it all up. Hard part is peeling the squash. But it is delicious.
I have made this before too and we all love it at my house :)

I usually bake it cut side up and have used light maple syrup in place of the brown sugar at times too.
If you are not sure if you like acorn squash you HAVE to make this recipe. It was amazing! Simple, easy and delicious. The brown sugar turns into a thin candy like shell on the squash. My non-veggie loving husband ate every bite.