Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash

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Dec. 21, 2011

Ingredients

Acorn squash 3 Medium
Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon , melted
Salt To Taste
Ground cinnamon 1/2 Teaspoon
Apples 3 , peeled, cored and chopped
Grated lemon rind 1 Tablespoon
Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
Honey 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Preheat the oven at 375°.

2. To prepare the squash cut them in half lengthwise and remove seeds.

MAKING

3. In a shallow baking dish, place cut side down and add 1/2 inch boiling water.

4. Bake uncovered in the preheated oven for 35 minutes.

5. Turn cut side up, brush cut surfaces and cavities with 2 tablespoons butter.

6. Sprinkle lightly with salt and cinnamon.

7. In a bowl, mix well combining apples, lemon rind, lemon juice, 2 tablespoons butter and honey.

8. Spoon into squash cavities and bake uncovered at 350° for 30 minutes.

SERVING

9. Serve the acorn stuffed squash with garnish as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 65 Minutes
Ready In: 65 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 304Calories from Fat 40

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.7%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 78 mg3.25%

Total Carbohydrates 71 g23.7%

Dietary Fiber 8 g32%

Sugars 28 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet