Orange-Glazed Acorn Squash

Recipe by Ms. Poppy
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
  • 2
    tablespoons butter
  • 1
    cup sugar (I used 1/2 cup)
  • 1
    cup orange juice
  • 13
    cup orange juice concentrate
  • 14
    cup salt (omitted)
  • 14
    teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 14
    teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 18
    teaspoon pepper
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut squash in half; discard seeds. Place squash cut-side down in a 15-in x 10-in x 1-in baking pan; add 1/3 in of hot water. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook, uncovered, for 30 minutes or until syrupy, stirring occasionally.
  • Drain water from baking pan; turn squash cut side up. Pour about 2 T. orange glaze into each squash half. bake 25-30 minutes longer or until squash is tender.
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