Photo by Marcus Nilsson.
This delicious easy-to-make squash recipe is from the
Magazine, November 2009.
Tips, and Information, and more delicious
Yields: 8 servings
Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 45 min
4 pounds of Butternut
squash or Calabaza squash
1/3 cup pure maple syrup
1/3 cup water
of 1 lemon
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
Coarse salt and freshly-ground black pepper
4 tablespoons butter
, cut into pieces
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Slice squash (of your choice) into
thick wedges and remove the seeds. Place cut-side up in a large baking
In a small bowl, combine the maple syrup,
water, lemon zest, lemon juice, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Pour
mixture over the squash and dot with the butter pieces.
Bake 20 minutes, then flip the squash over
and bake until they caramelize and are tender when poked with a fork,
approximately 45 additional minutes (basting halfway through the cooking
Makes 8 servings.