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ginger squash

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Donna Bailey
Big Springs, NE

Adding fresh ginger to acorn squash changes this simple side dish to something special!

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For ginger squash

  • 1 sm
    acorn squash
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    grated fresh ginger
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1 tsp
    fresh ground black pepper

How To Make ginger squash

  • 1
    Cut squash in half and remove seeds. Place squash cut side sown in a glass 9 x 13 baking dish with approximately 1 inch of water. Bake in microwave for 5 minutes. Remove and let cool enough to work with.
  • 2
    Remove peel and cube squash into bite size pieces. Place in a 2 quart pan and finish cooking in water or chicken broth until tender. Drain.
  • 3
    Add butter, brown sugar and fresh ginger. Toss until sugar is dissolved and squash is coated. Add salt and pepper to taste.

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