Glazed Acorn Squash with Cinnamon

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 45 min 4
Glazed Acorn Squash with Cinnamon
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2 squash Acorn squash (halved, seeded)
1 cup Orange juice
1/4 cup Turbinado sugar
1/2 tsp Cinnamon
1 pinch Sea Salt


1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Line a roasting pan with tinfoil and mist with cooking spray. Arrange the squash halves, skin side down, in the roasting pan. Set aside.

2. In a small saucepan, bring the orange juice to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce flame to medium-low and stir in the sugar and cinnamon. Simmer until reduced by half, about 15 minutes.

3. Spoon the orange juice mixture into each squash half and baste any exposed flesh (not the skin).

4. Bake for one hour, basting every 15 minutes, until the squash is soft and golden.

5. Sprinkle with sea salt and serve hot.



is a power-packed veggie - it is rich in vitamin A, vitamin C and fiber!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 199
Calories from fat 4.6
Calories from saturated fat 0.7
Total Fat 0.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.1 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 51 mg
Potassium 1058 mg
Total Carbohydrate 51 g
Dietary Fiber 9.8 g
Sugars 17.6 g
Protein 2.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.5
Vegetables 2.9

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