Maple Glazed Squash Recipe
Diabetic Friendly Recipe
Maple Glazed Squash is acorn squash baked tender then cooked with apple, raisins and walnuts. Maple syrup is added at the end of cooking time for the finishing touch.
1 large acorn squash, seeded and cut into quarters
Butter flavored vegetable cooking spray
1 large tart cooking apple, unpeeled, cored and sliced
1/4 cup raisins
1/4 cup walnuts
Place squash; cut sides up, in baking pan. Add 1/2-cup hot water. Bake covered, in preheated 400-degree oven until squash is tender, 30 to 40 minutes. Spray medium skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat until hot. Add apple, raisins and walnuts. Cook over medium heat until apple slices are tender, about five minutes.
Add maple-flavored syrup; cook until heated through, two to three minutes. Place squash wedges on serving platter and spoon apple mixture over squash.
Did you know?
Acorn squash supplies nine grams of fiber and nearly one-fifth of your daily potassium.
Recipe makes 2 servings
Calories: 228; Protein: 3g; Total Fat: >8g; Carbohydrates: 21g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 41mg