Apple-Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe
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Apple-Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe

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"You'll find this delicious squash is a welcome change from plain vegetable side dishes," assures Karen Scaglione of Nanuet, New York. "It makes a great accompaniment to pork roast."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 55 min.
MAKES:2 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 55 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


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

Nutritional Facts

One serving: 1 filled squash half equals 232 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 47 mg sodium, 52 g carbohydrate, 11 g fiber, 3 g protein.


  1. Cut squash in half; discard seeds. Place squash cut side up in a 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan. Fill centers with apple. Cover and bake at 400° for 30 minutes.
  2. 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.
  3. Bake, uncovered, 25-30 minutes longer or until tender. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Apple-Stuffed Acorn Squash in Cooking for 2 Winter 2005, p19

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