Honey-Orange Glazed Butternut Squash
Buttery, orange and honey glazed butternut squash.
1 (1-pound) butternut squash, peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded, and cut into 3/4-inch pieces
1 1/2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon honey
1/2 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest
2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
- In a steamer set over boiling water steam the squash, covered, for 5 to 6 minutes, or until it is just tender but not soft. Remove it from the steamer.
- In a skillet melt butter with honey, orange zest, and orange juice; stir to combine well. Add squash, salt and pepper to taste. Cook mixture over medium-low heat, stirring gently, for 1 to 2 minutes or until squash is coated well with orange glaze.
Makes 2 to 4 servings.