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Spicy Apple-Filled Squash

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 1 hour

Number of servings: 4

Ingredients

    • 1 acorn squash (about 1lb)
    • 1 Golden Delicious apple, peeled, cored, and sliced
    • 2 tsp reduced-fat margarine, melted
    • 2 tsp brown sugar
    • 1/8 tsp cinnamon
    • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
    • dash ground cloves


Directions

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 1-quart baking dish. Halve squash and remove seeds; cut into quarters. Place quarters skin side up in dish and cover; bake 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine apple, margarine, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.

Remove squash from over. Turn up cut sides of acorn squash; top with apple mixture. Cover and bake 30 minutes longer or until apples are tender.

Quick microwave version:

Halve and seed squash; cut into quarters. Arrange quarters cut side up in microwave-safe baking dish.

Microwave on high (100 %) 6 to 7 minutes, rotating squash halfway through cooking time. Top squash with apple mixture, cover with vented plastic wrap, and microwave on high 4 to 5 minutes or until apples are tender.



Nutrition Facts
Spicy Apple-Filled Squash 
Serving Size 1/4 of recipe
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 80 Calories from Fat 15
 
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 2g 2%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 5mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 8g
Protein 1g  
Vitamin A 8%
Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 4%
Iron 6%
   
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 0
Meat 0
Fruit 0
Vegetable 2
Milk 0
Fat 0
Other 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.



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