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Nutrition Facts

Calories 72
  Calories from Fat 25 (35%)
(5%)Total Fat 3g
(2%)Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
(0%)Cholesterol 0mg
(17%)Sodium 396mg
(11%)Potassium 391mg
Total Carbohydrate 12g
(7%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(3%)Protein 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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Sweet and Savory Acorn Squash


  • 1/3 cup brown sugar

  • 2 Tbs spicy brown mustard

  • 2 tsp olive oil

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/2 tsp pepper

  • 1/2 tsp allspice

  • 1 acorn squash

Glazed with spicy brown mustard and sweet brown sugar.


  • Whisk together the brown sugar, mustard, oil, and seasonings. Let sit at least 10 minutes so that the flavors can incorporate.
  • Wash and dry the acorn squash. Cut into evenly-sized slices. Scoop the seeds and pulp out of each slice. Place on a baking sheet. (Line baking sheet with foil to ease the clean up process.)
  • Press the brown sugar mixture onto each slice of squash.
  • Bake at 350°F for about 30 minutes, until tender and the glaze is caramelized.

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