Lemony Acorn Squash

Recipe by gailanng
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash the squash; cut in half lengthwise; remove and discard the seeds and membrane.
  • Cut each half crosswise into 1/2 inch slices, discarding ends.
  • Place slices in a large skillet.
  • Add 1 cup water; bring to boil.
  • Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until or until tender.
  • Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine sugar and remaining 2 tablespoons water.
  • Cook over medium heat until sugar melts and syrup is golden, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from heat; carefully add lemon juice (it will sizzle), butter, salt and pepper.
  • Cook and stir over low heat until butter melts.
  • Place, squash on a serving plate and top with syrup.
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