Buttercup Squash with Apples (Cooking for 2)

Buttercup Squash with Apples (Cooking for 2)

Make the most of winter squash when you pair it with apples and brown sugar in this dreamy side dish.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

2

servings

1
small buttercup or other winter squash (1 pound)
1/2
cup chopped tart cooking apple
2
teaspoons packed brown sugar
2
teaspoons butter or margarine, softened
1/2
teaspoon lemon juice
1/8
teaspoon ground nutmeg
  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Cut squash in half; remove seeds and fibers. Place squash halves, cut side up, in ungreased baking dish, 11x7x1 1/2 inches. Mix remaining ingredients; spoon into squash halves.
  2. Cover and bake 30 to 40 minutes or until squash is tender.
Makes 2 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Sprinkle toasted nuts over the cooked squash for a crunchy treat!
Substitution
One-half cup of a chopped pear makes a great stand-in for the apple.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 125
    • (Calories from Fat 45 ),
  • Total Fat 5 g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 g,),
  • Cholesterol 10 mg;
  • Sodium 30 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 24 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 6 g,
  • Protein 2 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Fruit;
    • 2 Vegetable;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.