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Baked Squash with Orange

Butternut Squash

Baked squash with orange zest, parsley and garlic flavor up baked squash. Add seasonings of choice for a finishing touch.

Ingredients

3 tablespoons chopped parsley
2 oranges - both zest and juice
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 butternut squash, peeled and deseeded
1 tablespoon olive oil
Seasoning(s) of choice

Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Zest and juice the two oranges.

Mix the parsley, orange zest and garlic in the orange juice.

Cut the squash into 3/4 inch slices and brush with the olive oil.

Place the squash in an ovenproof dish and season.

Spoon the orange mix over the squash and cover with foil.

Bake for 40 to 45 minutes until the squash is slightly soft.

Serving suggestion: Serve with crusty bread rolls.

Note: It is always best to use the zest and juice from fresh oranges as opposed to bottled zest and pre-made orange juice.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 4 servings.

Did You Know?

Butternut squash provides one and a half times your daily recommended amount of vitamin A and nearly half of vitamin C.

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