This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.
Avoid this recipe if you are lactose intolerant.
This is a low sodium recipe.
GERD / Acid Reflux
No specific GERD triggers.
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.
"Many so-called aphrodisiac recipes are basically wholesome ingredients prepared in a tasty way. The receptivity to romance probably comes from the general sense of relaxation and well-being good food induces."
-Harry E. Wedeck, Author, "The Dictionary of Pagan Religions"
Simple dishes are the best. Pair this roasted acorn squash with a roasted salmon dish like the Salmon with Caper Mayonnaise and you have the nearly perfect meal.
Servings: 4 | Serving size: 1/2 squash
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes
This recipe can be multiplied by 2,3,4.
The leftovers make a good ingredient in tossed salads.
|1||acorn squash (about 1 pound)|
|2 tsp||brown sugar|
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Halve the squash lengthwise. Scoop out the seeds and discard them. Make shallow cuts in a grid pattern along the inside of the squash.
Place 1/2 tsp. butter and 1/2 tsp. brown sugar in the cavity of each squash.
Set the squash in the preheated oven and reduce the heat to 350°F. Roast for approximately 30 minutes. Using a spoon occasionally baste the top and inside of the squash with the sugar/butter mixture.
Remove and serve after allowing to cool for about 5 minutes.
Serving size: 1/2 squash
|Calories 56||Calories from Fat 10|
|% Daily Value|
|Total Fat 3g||4%|
|Saturated Fat 1g||5%|
|Monounsaturated Fat 1g|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrates 13g||4%|
|Dietary Fiber 2g||7%|
|Vitamin A 9%||Vitamin C 20%|
|Calcium 4%||Iron 5%|
|Vitamin K 0 mcg||Potassium 378 mg|
|Magnesium 35 mg|