Acorn Squash with Maple Syrup Recipe

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Acorn Squash with Maple Syrup
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  • 1 acorn squash (about 2 1/4 lb)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp light butter
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  1. Cut squash in half lengthwise; scoop out seeds and discard. Cut each piece in half.
  2. Place squash in a medium saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil; cover and cook 15 to 18 minutes or until tender. Drain well, and transfer to serving plates.
  3. Place butter, syrup, and salt in a small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 30 seconds; stir with a whisk. Spoon butter mixture over squash; sprinkle with cinnamon.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 167.44 Kcal (701 kJ)
Calories from fat 26 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.89g 4%
Cholesterol 5.57mg 2%
Sodium 156.69mg 7%
Potassium 921.1mg 20%
Total Carbs 35.63g 12%
Sugars 10.2g 41%
Dietary Fiber 5.15g 21%
Protein 2.71g 5%
Vitamin C 28.1mg 47%
Iron 2.6mg 15%
Calcium 102.9mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 60.71 Kcal (254 kJ)
Calories from fat 9.43 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.05g 4%
Cholesterol 2.02mg 2%
Sodium 56.81mg 7%
Potassium 333.97mg 20%
Total Carbs 12.92g 12%
Sugars 3.7g 41%
Dietary Fiber 1.87g 21%
Protein 0.98g 5%
Vitamin C 10.2mg 47%
Iron 0.9mg 15%
Calcium 37.3mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 2.8
  • 4

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

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