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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 105.0
  • Total Fat: 6.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 3.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.1 g
  • Protein: 0.9 g

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Cinnamon Acorn Squash

Submitted by: CONRADBURK

Introduction

This is a deliciously sweet and flavorful Acorn squash sidedish that can be prepared using the microwave with a minimum of ingredients. This is a deliciously sweet and flavorful Acorn squash sidedish that can be prepared using the microwave with a minimum of ingredients.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 acorn squash, cut in half and seeds removed
    2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    1/2 Tablespoon ground cinnamon

Directions

1. Cut squash in half with a sturdy knife or cleaver and remove the seeds and pulp.
2. Place 1/2 of the squash with the cut side up in a 2-quart casserole dish with 1/4 cup water in bottom. Cover and heat on high in the microwave for 8 to 12 minutes. Squash is done when the flesh is tender.
3. Scoop out the flesh and add to a bowl.
4. Repeat for cooking the other half and combine the flesh in the bowl. Crush and mix the squash with a spoon until it is smooth without clumps.
5. Add 2 Tablespoons of olive oil and 1/2 Tablespoon ground cinnamon. Mix thoughly.
6. Serve and enjoy.

Serving Size: Makes four one cup servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CONRADBURK.






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  • I have made something similar and I really enjoy it. Instead of adding meat to dinner I throw 1/4 cup of walnuts in the centre. - 9/28/11

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