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Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash

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  Acorn squash 2
  Tart apples 2
  Grated fresh lemon peel 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fresh lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt To Taste

1. Cut squash into halves lengthwise and scoop out seedy centers. Place cut side down in baking dish and pour in boiling water to a 1/2-inch depth. Bake at 400°F 20 minutes.
2. Pare, core, and dice apples; mix with lemon peel and juice, 2 tablespoons butter, and brown sugar.
3. Invert squash halves and brush with remaining 2 tablespoons butter; sprinkle with salt and cinnamon.
4. Fill squash halves with apple mixture. Pour boiling water into dish to a 1/2-inch depth; cover and bake 30 minutes.
5. Before serving, spoon pan juices over squash. If desired, garnish with apple and lemon slices.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1478 Calories from Fat 414

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g72.5%

Saturated Fat 29.2 g146.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121 mg40.3%

Sodium 460.5 mg19.2%

Total Carbohydrates 274 g91.2%

Dietary Fiber 27.9 g111.6%

Sugars 103.3 g

Protein 13 g25.5%

Vitamin A 138.3% Vitamin C 1005.6%

Calcium 76.4% Iron 61.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe