Mr. Food Recipe for Kickin' Acorn Squash

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We've added a secret ingredient to our acorn squash that gives this Thanksgiving side dish just the kick we were looking for. This recipe is sure to become a new holiday tradition!

Serves: 6

Cooking Time: 50 min
What You'll Need:

1/3 cup vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 acorn squash, tops cut off, cut in half, seeds removed, cut into 2-inch chunks
1/4 cup jalapeno pepper jelly
1/4 cup maple syrup

What To Do:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

In a large bowl, combine oil, salt, and pepper; mix well. Add squash to oil mixture; toss to coat.

Place on rimmed baking sheets and bake 50 to 60 minutes, or until tender.

In a large bowl, combine jelly and syrup. Add squash and toss until evenly coated. Serve immediately.



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