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Maple Walnut Acorn Squash

Maple Walnut Acorn Squash
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by in Nov 2008
Maple Walnut Acorn SquashPhoto/Art by Keller + Keller

Total Time: 30

Yield: 8 servings

Roast the veggies for this Maple Walnut Acorn Squash recipe ahead of time, then finish under the broiler while the turkey rests before slicing.

Ingredients:

  • 2 acorn squash, quartered, seeds removed
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Kosher or sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons chopped walnuts

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 400°. Place squash, skin side down, on a rimmed baking sheet lined with foil. Drizzle with oil; season with salt and pepper to taste. Roast until tender, about 30 minutes.
In a small saucepan, melt butter and maple syrup. Turn oven to broil. Brush squashes with butter mixture and place a few walnuts on top. Place under broiler until deeply browned, about 2 minutes.

Updated Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

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