A simple, elegant and utterly delicious side dish, Apple-spiked Acorn Squash soon becomes a family favorite for the Autumn or Winter meal. Not over sweetened, it has a comfortable apple flavor complemented by herbs. Simply wonderful.

Apple-spiked Acorn Squash
Recipe type: Side Dishes, Vegetables
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8
  • 1 acorn squash
  • 1 pint apple juice, fresh
  • 1 pint chicken stock
  • 1/4 Cup butter
  • 3 whole allspice
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 sprig fresh thyme
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  1. Cut acorn squash into 8 equal wedges. Remove seeds with pairing knife and smooth surfaces.
  2. Place squash with skin on in ovenproof baking dish. Pour liquids over wedges.
  3. Dot randomly with butter. Sprinkle with spices and seasonings.
  4. Cover with foil.
  5. Braise at 350 degrees F until fork tender, 20 to 30 minutes. Allow squash to rest in liquid.
  6. Serve hot.
  7. Squash can also be stored in liquid for more flavor.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1/8 Calories: 44 Fat: 0.1g Saturated fat: 0g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 11.4g Sugar: 0g Sodium: 117.5g Fiber: 1.6g Protein: 0.9g Cholesterol: 0g


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