Slow-Cooker Spicy Chipotle Orange Squash

Slow-Cooker Spicy Chipotle Orange Squash

Looking for a different way to serve squash? Try this slow-cooked southwestern treatment that requires only 15 minutes of prep time.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

3:15

Hrs:Mins

Makes

4

servings

1
small buttercup or acorn squash (2 to 2 1/2 lb)
1/4
cup water
3
tablespoons packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1
teaspoon grated orange peel
3
tablespoons fresh orange juice
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
chipotle chile in adobo sauce (from 7-oz can), finely chopped
  1. Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Cut squash in half crosswise; remove seeds and membranes. Pour water into slow cooker. Place squash halves, cut sides up, in slow cooker. (If necessary, cut off pointed tip so squash stands upright.)
  2. In small bowl, mix remaining ingredients; pour into squash halves.
  3. Cover; cook on High heat setting 3 to 4 hours.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
If you're watching your fat intake, skip the butter in this recipe. It does help to round out the flavors in the sauce, but if you’re looking for ways to cut fat from your diet, this would be an easy one. You may wish to add a little extra brown sugar to help offset the heat from the chile in adobo sauce, if it’s too spicy.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 190
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 230mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 29g
    • (Dietary Fiber 6g,
    • Sugars 18g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.