Baked Acorn Squash with Apricot Preserves Recipe

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Submitted by christinavt

Makes 4 servings



Submitted by Edith Poole to Allrecipes.com. Even the most ardent squash haters will find it difficult to resist this tender baked squash with a buttery apricot filling. Salt in original recipe was "to taste" but the salt listed is what produced the same sodium content. acorn squash, salt, butter, apricot preserves cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Baked Acorn Squash with Apricot Preserves

1 acorn squash, halved and seeded
3/16 tsp salt (1/8 tsp plus 1 pinch)
2 teaspoons salted butter
3 tablespoons apricot preserves

Recipe Directions for Baked Acorn Squash with Apricot Preserves

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Place squash halves cut side down in a baking dish. Fill the dish with water to the depth of 1/4 inch. Bake 40 minutes in the preheated oven.

  3. Remove squash from oven, and set the oven to broil. Turn squash cut side up in the dish, and season lightly with salt. Place 1 teaspoon butter and 1 1/2 tablespoons apricot preserves in each squash half. Return to oven, and broil 5 minutes, or until butter is melted and squash is lightly browned.

Categories

Vegetables, Side Dish, American, Thanksgiving, Bake, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 125.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
96
Calories from Fat
18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.0g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
132mg
5%
Potassium
386mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
20.8g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1.6g
6%
Sugars
9.6g
Protein
0.9g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 4% Iron 4%
* 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
B+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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