Orange Caramelized Squash Rings

Offering interesting form and color, these sweet orange-glazed squash rings are a perfect complement to the plate as well as the palate.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 4

Ingredients

2
medium acorn squash
2
tablespoons butter, melted
2
tablespoons orange marmalade
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Wash squash; pierce several times with fork. Place squash on microwavable paper towel in microwave oven. Microwave on High 5 to 6 minutes, turning and rotating twice, until skin starts to soften. Let stand in microwave about 5 minutes to cool slightly.
  • 2 Cut off small portion of each end of each squash. Cut each squash into 4 rings (about 1 inch thick); remove seeds. Place rings in ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan, overlapping slightly if necessary. Brush tops with half of the butter. Turn; brush with remaining butter.
  • 3 Bake 30 minutes. In small bowl, mix marmalade and brown sugar. Brush over top of squash. Bake 10 minutes. Turn slices over; brush with remaining mixture. Bake 5 to 10 minutes longer or until squash is tender.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    210
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    55mg
    55%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    36g
    36%
    (Dietary Fiber
    7g
    7%
      Sugars
    14g
    14%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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