Balsamic-Glazed Squash

Balsamic-Glazed Squash 150 Image by: Balsamic-Glazed Squash 150 Author: Canadian Living

This easy recipe has so few ingredients and takes so little time to prepare that you might want to consider keeping a few extra squash around for last-minute get-togethers.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: December 2011

Ingredients

  • 2 (4 lb/18 kg total) acorn squashes halved, seeded and cut in 1-inch (2.5 cm) thick semicircles
  • 3 shallots diced
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Method

Arrange squash in 13- x 9-inch (3 L) casserole dish. Whisk together shallots, brown sugar, vinegar, butter, salt and pepper; pour over squash.

Bake in bottom third of 400ºF (200ºC) oven, turning every 15 minutes, until tender when pierced with fork and glaze is thickened, 50 to 60 minutes.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 124 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 168.0
  • Total fat 6 g
  • Potassium 608 mg
  • Cholesterol 15 mg
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Total carbohydrate 30 g

%RDI

  • Iron 11.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 11.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 6.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 11.0
  • Vitamin C 23.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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