Glazed Acorn Squash Rings Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time5 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Acorn squash2 Pound (2 Medium Sized)
 Butter/Regular margarine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Packed brown sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Ground cinnamon1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1390 Calories from Fat 810

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 92 g141.8%

Saturated Fat 58 g289.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 241.9 mg

Sodium 55.7 mg2.3%

Total Carbohydrates 152 g50.7%

Dietary Fiber 14.9 g59.7%

Sugars 54.9 g

Protein 8 g16.8%

Vitamin A 123% Vitamin C 166.5%

Calcium 39.8% Iron 38.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Cut squash into 1" crosswise slices.
Remove seeds and stringy fibers from center.
Arange slices in 12x8x2" (2-qt.) glass baking dish.
Cover tightly With plastic wrap.
Microwave at high setting 6 minutes.
Turn squash over and rearrange slices.
Cover tightly and microwave at high setting 6 minutes more, or until tender.
Drain squash.
Combine butter, brown sugar and cinnamon in 2-c. glass measuring cup; mix well.
Microwave at high setting 4 minutes, or until brown sugar is dissolved.
Spoon brown sugar mixture over squash rings.
Microwave squash at high setting 2 minutes.
Baste squash with syrup in bottom of dish.
Microwave at high setting 2 minutes more.
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