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Savory Filled Squash Halves

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Ingredients
  Acorn squash 1
  Onion 1 Small, sliced
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Parsley flakes 1 Teaspoon (dried)
Directions

1. Microwave whole squash for 4 minutes on HIGH. Turn squash over and continue cooking for 3 to 4 minutes, on HIGH, or until slightly soft to the touch. Let stand a few minutes.
2. Combine onion and 2 tablespoons of the butter in small glass dish.
3. Microwave for 2 minutes on HIGH. Stir and continue cooking for 2 to 3 minutes, on HIGH, or until tender.
4. Preheat microwave browning grill for 5 minutes on HIGH. Cut squash in half crosswise; scoop out seeds. Spread remaining tablespoon of butter on cut edges of squash.
5. Place squash halves cut-side-down on preheated grill.
6. Microwave for 3 minutes on HIGH. Turn squash cut-side-up (if necessary, cut off pointed end so squash will not tip). Season with salt. Spoon onion slices into squash halves. Sprinkle with parsley.
7. Microwave for 3 to 4 minutes, on HIGH, or until heated and tender.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Stir Fried
Dish: 
Pudding
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Squash
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 686 Calories from Fat 330

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g57.8%

Saturated Fat 23.3 g116.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 96.8 mg32.3%

Sodium 442.6 mg18.4%

Total Carbohydrates 92 g30.7%

Dietary Fiber 14.9 g59.4%

Sugars 5.6 g

Protein 9 g17.7%

Vitamin A 87.8% Vitamin C 162.8%

Calcium 36% Iron 57.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Savory Filled Squash Halves Recipe