Apple-Stuffed Acorn Squash Microwave Style

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 15 min 2
Apple-Stuffed Acorn Squash Microwave Style
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1 squash Acorn squash
1 large Apple (peeled, diced)
1/4 cup diced Celery (optional)
2 tbsp Cranberries, dried
1 tbsp packed Brown sugar
1/4 tsp Pumpkin pie spice
2 tbsp Margarine, unsalted (or butter)
2 tbsp Walnuts (chopped)


Cut acorn squash in half, lengthwise. Remove and discard seeds and fiber.

In a shallow microwave-safe dish, place squash cut-side down. Put 1 tbsp of water in bottom of dish.

Microwave covered on high power 7 minutes until almost tender.

Meanwhile, combine apple, celery, cranberries, brown sugar, pumpkin pie spice and margarine/butter in a mixing bowl.

When squash is done, turn them over. Fill centers with apple mixture. Microwave covered on high power 5 minutes longer until squash and apple filling are tender. Let stand 3 minutes in microwave after done cooking.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 394
Calories from fat 152
Calories from saturated fat 23.5
Total Fat 16.9 g
Saturated Fat 2.6 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 7.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.0 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 29.0 mg
Potassium 1142 mg
Total Carbohydrate 63 g
Dietary Fiber 12.9 g
Sugars 26.8 g
Protein 3.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 1.0
Meat Alternative 0.2
Vegetables 3.3

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