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Apple-Squash

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 6
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Stovetop full of other sides? Use the microwave for this appealing autumn dish for six.

Ingredients

1
small butternut or buttercup squash (about 1 lb)
1/2
cup apple cider or water
2
small apples, peeled, cubed
2
tablespoons sugar
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1
tablespoon butter or margarine, if desired

Directions

  • 1 With vegetable peeler, peel squash. Remove seeds; cut squash into 1/2-inch cubes. In 1 1/2-quart microwavable casserole, place squash and cider. Cover; microwave on High 5 to 7 minutes, stirring once halfway through cooking, until squash is tender.
  • 2 Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover; microwave on High 2 to 3 minutes longer, stirring once halfway through cooking, until squash and apples are very tender. Serve immediately. If desired, mash before serving.

Expert Tips

To prepare this on the stove top, in a covered 2-quart saucepan, cook the squash and cider over medium heat for 10 to 12 minutes or until almost tender. Stir in the remaining ingredients; cover and cook over medium heat for 4 to 5 minutes or until tender.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
70
Calories from Fat
0
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
0mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
17g
6%
Dietary Fiber
2g
6%
Sugars
12g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%
100%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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