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Apple-Stuffed Squash

Apple-Stuffed Squash

82 Ratings
82 Ratings
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Apple-Stuffed Squash
Makes: 8 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

All you need is a microwave to cook this delicious and seasonal side dish.

Ingredients

  • 4 acorn squash (washed)
  • 1 tablespoon butter (or margarine)
  • 2 apples (chopped)
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar (2 Tablespoons, packed)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Cut squash into halves and remove seeds. Place in a glass dish, cover with plastic wrap and microwave on high for 5 minutes.
  3. Melt butter in a separate bowl in the microwave. Mix in apples, sugar, and cinnamon. Microwave for 1½ minutes.
  4. Spoon apple filling into each squash half. Cover and microwave on high for 3-5 minutes until squash and apples are tender.
  5. Serve warm.

Notes

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Source:

University of Maryland Extension. SNAP-Ed Program.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/2 squash with filling, 1/8 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 130
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 4 mg
Sodium 8 mg
Carbohydrates 31 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 3 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 78 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 790 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 130
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 4 mg
Carbohydrates 31 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 3 g
Protein 2 g
Minerals
Calcium 78 mg
Potassium 790 mg
Sodium 8 mg
Copper 152 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 71 mg
Phosphorus 82 mg
Selenium 1 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 52 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.4 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 25 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 1 mcg
Folate 38 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.3 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 2 mg
Choline 2 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Fruits 1/4 cups
Vegetables 1 3/4 cups

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