Acorn Squash With Apples and Walnuts

Dave T.


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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15 Min
45 Min


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

How to Make Acorn Squash With Apples and Walnuts


  1. Pre 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
  2. Add brown sugar ( if you are a diabetic you can use plain Splenda), cinnamon, and butter.
    Mix all well with your hands
  3. Add 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
  4. Remove from foil and using a spoon core out the inside, with the filling into a serving bowl, add more brown sugar if needed.

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About Acorn Squash With Apples and Walnuts

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

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