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Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash

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Ingredients
  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
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Everyday

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Nutrition Rank

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

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Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe