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Buttercup Squash with Apples (Cooking for 2)

buttercup squash with apples (cooking for 2) Side Dish
Buttercup Squash with Apples (Cooking for 2)
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 2

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

Updated September 16, 2007

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps

  • 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.

  • Sprinkle toasted nuts over the cooked squash for a crunchy treat!
  • One-half cup of a chopped pear makes a great stand-in for the apple.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
125
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5 g
Saturated Fat
3 g
Cholesterol
10 mg
Sodium
30 mg
Potassium
340 mg
Total Carbohydrate
24 g
Dietary Fiber
6 g
Protein
2 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%
100%
Vitamin C
14%
14%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Fruit; 2 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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