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Pureed Acorn Squash With Maple Syrup

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“a very easy, quick, easy to prepare recipe for unexpected company or a quick dinner.”
READY IN:
17mins
SERVES:
4
YIELD:
4 plates
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Carefully cut the acorn squash in half lengthwise, and scrape out seeds.
  2. Place cut side down in a microwave-safe 10 inch glass pie plate, and add the water.
  3. Cover with microwave-safe plastic wrap and vent one side.
  4. Microwave on high power for 12 minutes, turning the dish a quarter turn twice, until the squash is tender when pierced with a fork.
  5. Let stand, covered for 5 minutes.
  6. Protecting your hand with a double thickness of paper toweling, spoon out the softened squash flesh and transfer to a food processor.
  7. Add the buttrer and maple syrup and process until the mixture is pureed.
  8. Season to taste with salt, and pepper, and serve immediately.

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