Rings of acorn squash brushed with a maple syrup glaze
roast up tender and sweet with just a hint of spice.
A pretty presentation and a good source of vitamin C.
- 1 acorn squash
- 2 tbsp pure maple syrup
- 2 tbsp butter, melted
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
- Slice acorn squash into 3/4 inch rings. Using a sharp pairing knife remove seeds and membrane by running knife around circle.
- Place rings on parchment lined baking sheet in a single layer. Roast in 400º oven for 10 minutes.
- While roasting combine all other ingredients in a small bowl.
- Brush half of the glaze onto rings and roast another 10 minutes. Take out and turn rings over, brush with remaining glaze and roast another 15 minutes.