Maple-Roasted Chicken & Acorn Squash

“When I became a new mother, my mom helped me find comforting and simple recipes to have on hand. This terrific roast chicken is a happy discovery.” —Sara Eilers, Surprise, Arizona

Maple-Roasted Chicken & Acorn SquashPhoto: Taste of Home
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
6servings 15minutes 35minutes
Servings Prep Time
6servings 15minutes
Cook Time
Portions: servings
Portions: servings
  1. Preheat oven to 450°. Cut squash lengthwise in half; remove and discard seeds. Cut each half crosswise into 1/2-in. slices; discard ends. Place squash, carrots and onion in a greased 13x9-in. baking pan; top with chicken, skin side down. Roast 10 minutes.
  2. Turn chicken over; drizzle with maple syrup and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Roast 25-30 minutes longer or until a thermometer inserted in chicken reads 170°-175° and vegetables are tender.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 363 calories, 14g fat (4g saturated fat), 81mg cholesterol, 497mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 3g fibre), 24g protein.

Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable.