Glazed Acorn Squash Rings
"Squash Recipes Online"
Nonstick cooking spray
1 acorn squash, cut into 1/2-inch rings, center pulp removed
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup maple syrup
2 cups prepared apple sauce
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with the cooking spray.
Place the squash rings onto the sheet.
In a small pan, melt the butter over medium-low heat. Stir in the maple syrup.
Drizzle the maple syrup mixture over the squash. Bake 15-20 minutes or until the
squash is tender. Arrange the squash rings around the edges of a serving
platter. Mound the apple sauce in the center of the dish and sprinkle with
Makes 4 side-dish servings.
Cook's note: Alternately, cut the acorn squash in half. Spray each half with the
cooking spray. Bake cut-side down for 20 minutes in a 350-degree preheated oven.
Turn the squash over and fill each half with 1 cup apple sauce. Bake 10 minutes
more or until soft. Drizzle the maple-butter sauce over the top and add a dash
of ground cinnamon.
From "At Home in the Kitchen" by Jorj Morgan