Glazed Acorn Squash

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  1. Oh Deer

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    Glazed Acorn Squash

    Prep: 10 min
    Cook: 45 min.

    2 acorn squash, cut into quarters lengthwise and seeded
    1 Tbsp plus 1 tsp. unsalted butter, melted
    1 cup boiling water
    aluminum foil
    2 Tbsp brown sugar, firmly packed
    1/8 tsp. cinnamon

    Preheat oven to 400 F. Arrange squash in the bottom of a baking dish large
    enough to hold squash in a single layer. Brush squash with 2 tsp. melted
    butter and season with salt and pepper to taste. Pour water into baking
    dish. Cover with foil and bake 30-35 minutes or until squash is very
    Combine remaining ingredients in a heavy saucepan over medium heat,
    stirring until sugar is dissolved. Remove squash from oven and drain water
    from baking dish. Brush squash with brown sugar glaze. Bake another 15
    minutes, basting occasionally with sugar mixture until glazed and brown.

    Per serving: calories 173, fat 4.1g, 19% calories from fat, cholesterol
    10mg, protein 2.3g, carbohydrates 36.3g, fiber 4.3g, sugar 13.5g, sodium
    14mg, diet points 3.5.

    Dietary Exchanges: Milk: 0.0, Vegetable: 4.3, Fruit: 0.0, Bread: 0.0, Lean
    meat: 0.0, Fat: 0.8, Sugar: 0.3, Very lean meat protein: 0.0

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