Maple-roasted squash


Maple-roasted squash

Photo, Erik Putz.


  • 1 large acorn squash
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  • PREHEAT oven to 400F.
  • MICROWAVE squash on high, 4 min. Cut into 8 wedges. Remove and discard seeds.
  • MIX canola oil with maple syrup and salt. Reserve 2 tbsp in a small bowl. Toss remaining mixture with squash on a foil-lined baking sheet.
  • ROAST 20 min. Brush remaining maple mixture over squash and continue cooking until fork-tender, about 15 more min.

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