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Baked Acorn Squash Recipe

 

Ingredients

Servings: 4  |  Prep Time: 10 minutes

 

2 medium acorn squash

1 tbsp lemon juice

2 tsp corn oil

4 tsp pure maple syrup

Dash allspice (or other spice of choice)

2 tbsp chopped walnuts

 

Nutrition Facts

 

Calories 114

Carbohydrate 18g

    Dietary Fiber 4g

    Sugar 9g

Fat 5g

Sodium 6mg

Methods

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Cut each squash in half and scoop out the seeds. Place the squash cut side down in a non-stick baking dish. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until tender.

  3. Turn the squash cut side up and drizzle with lemon juice.

  4. Fill each half with 1/2 tsp oil, 1 tsp maple syrup, allspice and 1/2 tbsp walnuts.

  5. Return to the oven and bake 5 more minutes.

 

Fun Facts /Cooking Tips

Winter squash is so naturally sweet you could easily omit the maple syrup in this cooking recipe. With that, you could have a low sugar vegetable meal and a healthy diet. Acorn squash is also a good source of diabetic food as it is rich in dietary fiber and potassium.

 

 

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