Baked Acorn Squash with Apple Stuffing
Acorn squash is the most common member of the winter squash family. It's bright-orange flesh bakes beautifully, coming out moist, rich, and tender, and its pretty dark green and orange-streaked shell makes a perfect container for the delicious apple stuffing.
Number of Servings: 4
Serving Size: 1/2 squash
Name Measure Weight
small acorn squash, halved and seeded 2 ea ---
apples, peeled and diced 1 ea ---
celery, diced 2 Tbsp ---
onion, finely chopped 2 Tbsp ---
margarine,melted 2 tsp ---
salt 1 pinch ---
fresh ground black pepper 1 pinch ---
1 Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Prepare a square baking pan with nonstick pan spray.
2 Place the squash cut side down in a baking pan. Bake for 20 minutes.
3 While the squash is baking, combine the apples,celery, onion, margarine, and 2 tablespoons water in a medium bowl; mix well.
4 Turn the squash cut sides up. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Divide the apple mixture to fill the cavities of the squash. Bake the stuffed squash halves, covered with foil, for 30 minutes more. Serve hot.
* This recipe yields 6 servings.
* Serving size: 1/2 cup.
* Comments: Crushed pineapple enhances the sweet taste of acorn squash.
Amount per serving
Calories From Fat 19
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholestrol 0 mg
Sodium 63 mg
Total Carbohydrate 18 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Sugars 10 g
Protein 1 g
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