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Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash

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“This squash has a delicate hint of orange combined with dried cranberries and a tart apple for a true taste delight. The maple syrup adds a delicate touch of sweetness.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
2
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cut the squash in half; discard seeds.
  2. Place the squash cut side down in a microwave safe dish; add 1/2 inch of water.
  3. Microwave on high, uncovered, for 10 to 12 minutes or until tender; drain.
  4. While the squash is cooking, melt the butter in a non-stick skillet and add the diced apple.
  5. Cook, stirring frequently for 2 to 3 minutes, add the orange juice, apple pie spice, cranberries and chopped pecans.
  6. Continue to cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until the orange juice has evaporated, stir in orange zest.
  7. Divide the mixture between the squash halves, drizzle with maple syrup and place under broiler for a few minutes to brown lightly.
  8. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
  9. Hint: For easier cutting of the squash, place in microwave and microwave on high for 1 minute or until slightly warm.

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