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Fruit Glazed Acorn Squash Rings

Acorn Squash

Fruit Glazed Acorn Squash Rings with citrus fruits such as orange and pineapple with currants and cloves give acorn squash a truly unique and tasty twist.


2 small acorn squash (about 2 pounds)
1 6-oz. can unsweetened pineapple juice
1 6-oz. can unsweetened orange juice
1/4 cup margarine or butter, melted
1/4 cup currants
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves


Pierce squash several times with a fork; place on 2 layers of paper towels in the microwave.

Microwave on high for 5 to 6 minutes or until slightly tender. Cool.

Cut ends off squash; remove and discard seeds.

Cut squash into 1-inch thick slices and arrange on a 13 x 9-inch baking dish.

Combine pineapple juice and next 6 ingredients. Pour over squash.

Bake at 350 degrees or until squash is tender, basting frequently with glaze.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 4 servings.

Did You Know?

All squash is low in sodium. When baked without salt, one cup of squash supplies only 8 milligrams of sodium. Adding one quarter teaspoon of salt would add approximately 575 milligrams of sodium.

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