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Maple Glazed Butternut Squash

Maple Glazed Butternut SquashThe dark rum in this side dish makes it worthy to be served at any holiday or party meal.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 medium butternut squash, peeled, seeded, quartered and cut into 1/2-inch slices
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/4 teaspoon ground mace
1/4 cup dark rum (or substitute with fruit juice of your choice)
2/3 cup water

Cooking Directions:

  1. To prepare butternut squash, peel, seed and quarter, then cut into half-inch slices.
  2. Add the slices to a large saucepan and add water, maple syrup, ground nutmeg, and dark rum.
  3. Bring to a boil, then simmer for about 15 minutes, or until the squash is tender.
  4. Transfer the squash with a slotted spoon to a heated serving dish
  5. Reserve the cooking liquid and boil until thickened. Pour over the squash.

Makes 6 servings.

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