Acorn Squash with Apples and Brown Sugar Recipe

Looking for an easy acorn squash with apples and brown sugar recipe? Learn how to make acorn squash with apples and brown sugar using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by stenney8

Makes 2 servings



Acorn squash is a good source of vitamins A and C, potassium, and fiber.

Recipe Ingredients for acorn squash with apples and brown sugar

2 medium apple, peeled, cored and sliced
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 squash+4+inch+dia acorn squash
2 teaspoons butter

Recipe Directions for acorn squash with apples and brown sugar

  1. In a small bowl, mix together the apple and brown sugar. Set aside.

  2. Pierce the squash several times with a sharp knife to let the steam escape during cooking. Microwave on high until tender, about 5 minutes. Turn the squash after 3 minutes to ensure even cooking.

  3. Place the squash on a cutting board and cut in half. Scrape the seeds out of the center of each half and discard the seeds. Fill the hollowed squash with the apple mixture.

  4. Return the squash to the microwave and cook until the apples are softened, about 2 minutes.

  5. Transfer the squash to a serving dish. Top each half with 1 teaspoon margarine and serve immediately.

Categories

Brunch, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 411.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
249
Calories from Fat
39
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.3g
7%
Saturated Fat
2.5g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
38mg
2%
Potassium
956mg
27%
Total Carbohydrates
56.4g
19%
Dietary Fiber
7.6g
30%
Sugars
27.6g
Protein
2.2g
Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 53%
Calcium 9% Iron 10%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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