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Acorn Squash

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Ingredients
  Acorn squash 1 Small
  Butter 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Brown sugar 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1) On a dish or rack, pierce and place a whole squash and cook for 6 to 8 minutes, rotating the dish 1/4 turn halfway through the cooking time.
2) Then halve and seed the cooked squash.
3) In the squash cavities add the butter, brown sugar, salt and ginger and cover with a plastic wrap.
4) Cook in the microwave at HIGH for 2 minutes, then allow to stand for 5 minutes.

SERVING
5) Serve on individual serving plates.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Acorn
Interest: 
Everyday, Kids
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 195 Calories from Fat 82

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g14.4%

Saturated Fat 5.8 g29.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 24.2 mg8.1%

Sodium 251 mg10.5%

Total Carbohydrates 30 g10%

Dietary Fiber 3.8 g15%

Sugars 3.8 g

Protein 2 g4.2%

Vitamin A 24% Vitamin C 45.9%

Calcium 8.5% Iron 9.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Acorn Squash Recipe