Acorn Squash with Apple/Cranberry Stuffing

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 144.6
  • Total Fat: 1.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 3.9 mg
  • Sodium: 6.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 36.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.3 g
  • Protein: 1.2 g

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A delicious and wonderful addition to your holiday meal, or any special occasion. A delicious and wonderful addition to your holiday meal, or any special occasion.
Number of Servings: 8


    4 medium sized honeycrisp peeled and thinly sliced
    1/4 cup brown sugar
    1 Tbs. flour
    1/4 tsp. nutmeg
    1/2 tsp cinnamon
    1 Tbs unsalted butter
    cup dried cranberries
    cup chopped walnuts (optional)
    2 acorn (or small butternut) Squash


Preparation of Apple filling
Place apples, brown sugar, and spices in a pot and cook stirring occasionally for about 15 minutes or until apples are almost soft (test by piercing with a fork) . Add dried cranberries and optional walnuts and cook for an additional 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
May be made ahead and used later.

Preparation of The Squash.
Cut squash into two symmetrical halves.
Bake skin side up in a pan filled with 1 of water at 350 degrees for 30-45 minutes or until squash is soft (test by piercing with a fork after the first 30 mintes)
Remove from oven, and turn squash flesh side up, draining any water inside the squash-can leave water in the pan.
Fill the cavity with the Apple mixture, dot with butter, and return to oven for 15 minutes more to continue baking.

Serving Size: Makes 4-8 hearty servings

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DANDELIONWINE_O.

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