Acorn Squash With Apples and Walnuts

Dave B

By
@Augisdaddy

Really an easy way to fix a fall side dish. Have it as a sweet side dish or serve it as a desert. You could just as easily use butternut squash, pie pumpkins or any squash you choose.


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Serves:
3-4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 medium
acorn squash
1 medium
sweet apple (not granny smith)
3/4 c
walnuts
3-4 tsp
butter
1/4 c
brown sugar
cinnamon to taste

Step-By-Step

1Pre heat oven to 350
Wash, cut length wise and de-seed acorn squash, I use a small ice cream scoop to do this
Place the following in a bowl as you prepare them
Peel, core, and corse chop apple
Ruff chop walnuts
2Add brown sugar ( if you are a diabetic you can use plain Splenda), cinnamon, and butter.
Mix all well with your hands
3Add mixture to the hollowed out cavity of both half of the acorn squash
Put filled acorn squash half a back together and wrap tightly in aluminum foil
Place in shallow baking pan and bake at 350 for 45min to 1-hour, or until squash gives to lite pressure
4Remove from foil and using a spoon core out the inside, with the filling into a serving bowl, add more brown sugar if needed.
ENJOY!!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Vegan, Low Sodium
Collection: Winter Recipes
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom