Maple Baked Squash with Balsamic Vinegar

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by PalatablePastime

These are great. The balsamic gives a sweet mellow flavor to the maple syrup and the hint of nutmeg is just right.

Top Review by suba7025

Very nice, interesting flavor combo: the maple with balsamic & lemon. But the flavor did not penetrate the flesh of the squash anywhere except the bottom. If I try it again, I will reserve some of the sauce to pour onto it after it bakes. like the other reviewer, I tried it with butternut also, but the shape is really wrong for this.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place squash, cut side up in a baking dish.
  2. Stir together maple syrup, vinegar, and lemon juice and divide equally among cavities.
  3. Dot each cavity with butter.
  4. Baste exposed sides and top of squash with syrup mixture.
  5. Bake at 375F for 20 minutes.
  6. Baste again.
  7. Sprinkle cavities with grated nutmeg and bake 20 minutes more, or until squash is tender when pierced with a fork.
  8. Serve warm.

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