Sweet Winter Squash

Serve this sweet winter squash recipe as a wow-worthy side dish for your holiday dinners. See All Quick, Healthy Recipes in 30 Minutes or Less : Fruits & Vegetables : Fruits And Veggies More Matters.org
Preparation Time: 30 minutes
  • 2 medium winter squash (butternut, acorn, sweet dumpling)
  • ½ cup (4 oz) 100% orange juice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
Place each squash in the microwave and heat on high for 1 1/2 minutes. Cut each squash in half. Remove the seeds and loose fibers in the middle. Place the squash on an ungreased baking pan. The cut side of the squash should be face up and the uncut part of the squash should touch the pan. Pour 2 Tbsp of juice into half of the squash. Spread it evenly on the inside of each squash. Bake at 400° F for 20-30 minutes, until tender. Season with cinnamon and nutmeg. Serve.
Serves: 4
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Nutrition Information per Serving:
Calories: 100
Total Fat: 0g
Saturated Fat: 0g
% of Calories from Fat: 0%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 0%
Protein: 2g
Carbohydrates: 26g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Dietary Fiber: 4g
Sodium: 5mg
Each serving provides: An excellent source of fiber and vitamins A and C.

Recipe adapted from the Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Program.
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