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Glazed Butternut Squash

  • Glazed Butternut Squash

    Ingredients:

    • 3 1/2 pounds butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
    • 2 ounces orange juice
    • 1 ounces water
    • 2 ounces honey
    • dash of allspice powder

    Directions:

    1. Bake squash in a 300 F oven for 30 minutes or until just slightly tender.
    2. In a bowl, mix the orange juice, water, honey, and allspice and whisk together.
    3. Brush the orange juice mixture over the squash, and continue baking for another 15 minutes.

    Yield:

    12 servings (1/2 cup)

    Source:

    Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center

  • Nutrition Tip

    With their rich, orange flesh, winter squashes contain more carotenoids (a type of phytonutrient) and more vitamins and minerals than summer squashes.

    Just one half cup serving of winter squash is a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, folate, manganese, potassium and fiber. Winter squashes contain beta-carotene, a type of carotenoid that may be helpful in the prevention of some types of cancers.

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