Apple-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Apple-Stuffed Acorn Squash

"'You'll find this delicious squash is a welcome change from plain vegetable side dishes,' assures Karen Scaglione of Nanuet, New York. 'It makes a great accompaniment to pork roast.'"
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1 h 5 m servings
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  1. Cut squash in half; discard seeds. Place squash cut side up in a 9-in. x 5-in. x 3-in. loaf pan. Fill centers with apple. Cover and bake at 400 degrees F for 30 minutes.
  2. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the honey and butter. Cover and microwave on high for 15-20 seconds or until butter is melted. Drizzle over squash. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Bake, uncovered, 25-30 minutes longer or until tender.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving: 1 filled squash half equals 232 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 47 mg sodium, 52 g carbohydrate, 11 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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I have been married for over 40 years and never made Acorn Squash before. My husband was very pleasantly surprised with this side dish. He really enjoyed it and so did I. I modified the recipe ...

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This was very interesting, I do not thing I will ever make it again but I am glad I tried it.I would say it is not for most people.

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I have been married for over 40 years and never made Acorn Squash before. My husband was very pleasantly surprised with this side dish. He really enjoyed it and so did I. I modified the recipe ...

I thought this recipe was actually very good. It was easy and quick to prepare, and a great way to use the fall foods. I did modify only a little, by changing the oven temp. to 450 for the las...

This was really good. A great way to get in some vegetables, as well as TONS of fiber. My husband liked it the first "sweet" layer, then he gave the rest of the squash to me. I did it a little d...

This came out perfectly! Used the basis instructions, but on the second half of cooking, just added apples, brown sugar, and chunks of butte. The greatest fall combo yet!

Such a tasty and nutritious way to fix acorn squash. I use any apple I usually have on hand and I don't bother peeling because the skin is supposed to be good for you, right? When baking, make s...

I thought this was a great way to make an Acorn Squash.Can't wait to use it with squash from my garden.Thanks!

This was a big hit with my squash loving family. I found some small squash with a flat bottom at the local Farmer's Market And cut the tops off so that everyone had their own. The only change I ...

Loved it! I used a non-hydrogentaed butter substitute, Gala apples - they were small, so it took three to fill both halves of the squash - and probably doubled the cinnamon. The honey added a r...

This is really tasty! Depending on how sweet you like it, you may have to adjust the honey. I added a bit of cinnamon/sugar to the final product for a bit more sweetness.

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