Maple Baked Acorn Squash
Preparation Time: 7 minutes
Cooking Time: 45 minutes
1 3/4 lb/875 g acorn or pepper squash
2 tsp/10 ml butter
4 tbsp/50 ml pure maple syrup
1 tsp/5 ml orange rind, finely grated
1/2 cup/125 ml water
Cut the squash in half lengthways and scoop out the seeds.
Cut in half again to have four serving pieces.
Place the squash pieces in a baking dish.
Put 1/2 tsp(2 ml) butter, 1 tbsp(15 ml) maple syrup into each cavity.
Sprinkle with ground nutmeg.
Pour the water into the baking dish.
Bake at 350F(180C) for 45 minutes, or until tender.