Friday, September 28, 2007

Maple Butternut Squash

1 med. butternut squash
1 c. maple syrup
2 Tbs. raisins
1 Tb. butter, melted
1/2 tsp. ground cardamom
1/2 tsp. ground allspice

Cut squash in half lengthwise; discard seeds. Place cut side down in a microwave-safe dish; add 1/2 in. of hot water. Microwave uncovered, on high for 12-14 minutes or until crisp-tender. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the syrup, raisins, butter, cardamomand allspice; set aside.
When squash is cool enough to handle, remove rind and cut in 1-in. pieces. Place in a 13x9x2in. baking dish. Drizzle with syrup mixture. Cover and bake at 350 for 20 minutes. Uncover; bake 10-15 minutes longer or until squash is tender. Makes 6 servings.

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