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Acorn Squash with Butter Pecan Sauce

Acorn Squash with Butter Pecan Sauce

Perfect for buffet serving, this attractive squash dish goes well with pork, ham or turkey. Enjoy it when squash is at its best!

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  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

2
acorn squash
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1/4
cup firmly packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons maple-flavored syrup
1/4
cup coarsely chopped pecans

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Cut squash in half lengthwise; remove seeds. Cut squash halves crosswise into 1-inch-thick slices. Arrange slices in 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish; cover with foil.
  • 2 Bake at 350°F. for 30 to 35 minutes or until almost tender.
  • 3 Meanwhile, melt butter in small saucepan over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar, syrup and pecans. Cook just until sugar dissolves, stirring constantly.
  • 4 Remove squash from oven. Spoon pecan mixture over squash. Return to oven; bake an additional 10 to 15 minutes or until squash is tender, spooning pecan mixture occasionally over squash.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/10 of Recipe
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
55mg
55%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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