Sweetened Roast Squash

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Naturally sweet squash is delicious in this simple quick side. Serve as is, scooping it out of the skin, or remove the soft flesh and give it a quick mash.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 50 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 large acorn squash
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 4 Tbsp. orange juice
  • 4 Tbsp. maple syrup
  • ½ tsp. ground nutmeg

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Chop squash in fourths, and scrape out seeds. Place in a large casserole dish. Sprinkle each chunk of squash with salt, orange juice, maple syrup, and nutmeg.
  • Cover with foil and bake for 40 minutes until squash is soft, basting with any extra sauce once or twice.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 large acorn squash
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 4 Tbsp. orange juice
  • 4 Tbsp. maple syrup
  • ½ tsp. ground nutmeg

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Chop squash in fourths, and scrape out seeds. Place in a large casserole dish. Sprinkle each chunk of squash with salt, orange juice, maple syrup, and nutmeg.
  • Cover with foil and bake for 40 minutes until squash is soft, basting with any extra sauce once or twice.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories100
Total Fat0g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium590mg
Total Carbohydrate26g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars13g
Protein1g