Honey-Spice Acorn Squash Recipe

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Honey-Spice Acorn Squash
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  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 4 medium acorn squash


  1. In a large bowl, combine the honey, butter, salt, cinnamon and ginger. Cut squash in half; discard the seeds. Fill squash halves with butter mixture.
  2. Place in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Cover and bake at 375° for 1 hour or until squash is tender. Uncover; bake 10 minutes longer or until filling is bubbly.
  3. Serve four squash halves. Drain and discard butter mixture from remaining squash; mash. Refrigerate squash for another use. Yield: 4 servings plus about 4 cups mashed squash.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 359.65 Kcal (1506 kJ)
Calories from fat 103.45 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.49g 18%
Cholesterol 30.5mg 10%
Sodium 306.33mg 13%
Potassium 1514.8mg 32%
Total Carbs 66.19g 22%
Sugars 22.94g 92%
Dietary Fiber 8.71g 35%
Protein 4.46g 9%
Vitamin C 47.7mg 80%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 4.3mg 24%
Calcium 149.1mg 15%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 75.84 Kcal (318 kJ)
Calories from fat 21.82 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.42g 18%
Cholesterol 6.43mg 10%
Sodium 64.6mg 13%
Potassium 319.45mg 32%
Total Carbs 13.96g 22%
Sugars 4.84g 92%
Dietary Fiber 1.84g 35%
Protein 0.94g 9%
Vitamin C 10.1mg 80%
Iron 0.9mg 24%
Calcium 31.5mg 15%

* 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

  • 7.4
  • 10

Good Points

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

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