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Apple-stuffed Acorn squash

Apple-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Roz Ackerman
This is a super simple side dish that could easily double up as a main course for any of your vegetarian friends! Stuffing your squash with apple adds a sweet, tangy flavor making it a tasty accompaniment to contrast all the other savory items on your plate. 
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 99 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 medium acorn squash
  • 1 cup chopped peeled apple
  • 4 teaspoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Instructions
 

  • Cut squash in half; discard seeds. Place squash cut side up in a 9x5-in. loaf pan. Fill centers with apple. Cover and bake at 400° for 30 minutes.
  • In a microwave-safe bowl, combine honey and butter. Cover and microwave on high for 15-20 seconds or until butter is melted. Drizzle over squash. Sprinkle with cinnamon.
  • Bake, uncovered, 25-30 minutes longer or until tender.

Notes

To make this dish a little more savory, sprinkle with parmesan cheese!

Nutrition

Calories: 99kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 1gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 17mgPotassium: 411mgFiber: 2.5gSugar: 8.5gVitamin A: 475IUVitamin C: 18.2mgCalcium: 40mgIron: 0.8mg
Keyword Acorn Squash, Thanksgiving
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