Broiled Sweet-and-Spicy Squash

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Heat broiler to high with the rack 6 inches from the flame.

Cut the top quarter off the squash and scoop out the seeds. Cut into thin rings and spread in an even layer on a rimmed baking sheet. Combine the oil, syrup, and Sriracha and brush over the squash. Season with 1 teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon pepper.

Broil until toasted and warmed through, 10 minutes. Sprinkle with the cilantro and serve warm.

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 small acorn squash, scrubbed (about 2½ pounds)
  2. Check ¼ cup olive oil
  3. Check 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  4. Check 1 tablespoon Sriracha or hot sauce
  5. Check Kosher salt and black pepper
  6. Check 1⅓ cups cilantro

Directions

  1. Heat broiler to high with the rack 6 inches from the flame.
  2. Cut the top quarter off the squash and scoop out the seeds. Cut into thin rings and spread in an even layer on a rimmed baking sheet. Combine the oil, syrup, and Sriracha and brush over the squash. Season with 1 teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon pepper.
  3. Broil until toasted and warmed through, 10 minutes. Sprinkle with the cilantro and serve warm.