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Acorn Squash with Butter Pecan Sauce

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Acorn Squash with Butter Pecan Sauce
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 8
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Perfect for buffet serving, this attractive squash dish goes well with pork, ham or turkey. Enjoy it when squash is at its best!
Updated Mar 4, 2005

Ingredients

  • 2 acorn squash
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons maple-flavored syrup
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped pecans

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Cut squash in half lengthwise; remove seeds. Cut squash halves crosswise into 1-inch-thick slices. Arrange slices in 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish; cover with foil.
  • 2
    Bake at 350°F. for 30 to 35 minutes or until almost tender.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, melt butter in small saucepan over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar, syrup and pecans. Cook just until sugar dissolves, stirring constantly.
  • 4
    Remove squash from oven. Spoon pecan mixture over squash. Return to oven; bake an additional 10 to 15 minutes or until squash is tender, spooning pecan mixture occasionally over squash.

Nutrition Information

140 Calories, 7g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 18g Total Carbohydrate, 9g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/10 of Recipe
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
50
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
55mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
9g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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