Orange-Glazed Acorn Squash

READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Cut squash in half lenghtwise; remove seeds and discard.
  • Place squash cut side down in a 13" x 9" oven-proof casserole dish.
  • Add hot water until there is about 1/2" of water in the casserole dish.
  • Bake, uncovered in preheated 350 F oven for 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a medium-size saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.
  • Stir in sugar, orange juice concentrate, nutmeg, cinnamon, orange zest, lemon zest, salt and pepper and bring to boil.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low and cook uncovered for 20 minutes or until just syrupy, stirring often, DO NOT BURN.
  • Drain water from casserole dish and turn squash cut side up.
  • Measure 4 tablespoons of orange glaze into each squash half.
  • Drizzle some orange glaze on edges of squash.
  • Return to oven and bake in preheated 350 F oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until squash is tender.
  • If desired, serve with additional glaze.
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