Brown-Sugar-Glazed Winter Squash

Recipe by mersaydees
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400°F and adjust oven rack to upper-middle position and place baking sheet on rack to preheat.
  • Divide squash in half lengthwise and remove seeds.
  • Remove preheated baking sheet from oven and place squash halves on it cut side down.
  • Return to oven immediately and roast until tender and flesh is easily pierced through skin with skewer, 40 to 50 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and flip squash so cut side is up and set oven to broil.
  • In small bowl, whisk together the butter and sugar. Brush butter mixture on squash, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and place under broiler until browned and crisp, about 5 minutes. Serve.
  • VARIATION FOR SMALL WINTER SQUASH.
  • Follow recipe above using 2 medium acorn, delicata, or sweet dumpling squash (1 to 1 ½ pounds each).
  • Reduce roasting time to 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Reduce butter and brown sugar to 3 tablespoons each.
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