Microwave Acorn Squash Recipe

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Microwave Acorn Squash Recipe

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Acorn squash is my favorite fall vegetable—and it goes to great use in this quick-and-easy side dish.—Rita McPherson, Nashua, New Hampshire
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 medium acorn squash
  • 2/3 cup crushed butter-flavored crackers
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions

Place squash on a microwave-safe plate, microwave on high for 3-4 minutes. Cut in half; remove seeds and strings. Cut a thin slice from bottom of squash with a sharp knife to allow it to sit flat. Place squash, cut side down on in a microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave for 4-1/2 minutes.
Meanwhile, combine the crackers, butter, brown sugar and nutmeg. Turn squash over; fill with cracker mixture. Microwave for 1-2 minutes or until squash is tender. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Microwave Acorn Squash in Country Woman September/October 2000, p35

Nutritional Facts

1/2 each: 344 calories, 19g fat (10g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 289mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 4g fiber), 3g protein.

  • 2 medium acorn squash
  • 2/3 cup crushed butter-flavored crackers
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  1. Place squash on a microwave-safe plate, microwave on high for 3-4 minutes. Cut in half; remove seeds and strings. Cut a thin slice from bottom of squash with a sharp knife to allow it to sit flat. Place squash, cut side down on in a microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave for 4-1/2 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, combine the crackers, butter, brown sugar and nutmeg. Turn squash over; fill with cracker mixture. Microwave for 1-2 minutes or until squash is tender. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Microwave Acorn Squash in Country Woman September/October 2000, p35

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carmen1112 User ID: 1604592 25758
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2013

"This is a really easy, quick recipe and makes for a wonderful "filler" on your table."

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