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Stuffed Acorn Squash

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  Acorn squash 2 Medium, halved
  Apples 2 Medium, chopped (Peeled, Cored)
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Brown sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Pecans 3 Tablespoon, chopped
  Margarine/Butter 1 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon

1. Remove seeds from squash halves.
2. Arrange the squash on baking sheet with its cut-side facing down.
3. Wrap it in plastic and microwave at HIGH for about 8-12 minutes until the squash turns soft. Rotate the dish half turn through half of the cooking time.
4. Allow to stand until the filling is prepared.
5. For making filling - Take a 1 -qt casserole and add water and apples.
6. Cover the casserole and microwave at HIGH for about 4-6 minutes until soft. Stir half way through the cooking time.
7. Keep aside.
8. Take small bowl and add all topping ingredients until they become soft and crumbly.
9. Turn the squash such that its cut -side faces up.
10. Keep a one -fourth of apple in each half and garnish it with a one -fourth of topping.
11. Keep covered in a wax paper.
12. Microwave at HIGH for about 2 ½ - 3 minutes until the topping softens and rotate the dish half turn atleast half way during the cooking time.

13. Serve the stuffed acorn squash with warm tortillas.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Main Dish
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1360 Calories from Fat 395

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 46 g71.5%

Saturated Fat 5.3 g26.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 52.3 mg2.2%

Total Carbohydrates 253 g84.3%

Dietary Fiber 34.6 g138.5%

Sugars 77.2 g

Protein 17 g35%

Vitamin A 124.6% Vitamin C 298.3%

Calcium 55.8% Iron 68.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe