Spicy Apple-Filled Squash
Acorn squash may not be readily
available in Australia. If so, substitute zucchini instead.
500g (1 pound) or acorn squash
1 Golden Delicious apple, peeled,
cored, and sliced
1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a baking dish. Halve
squash and remove seeds; cut into quarters. Place quarters,
skin side up, in dish and cover; bake 30 minutes. Meanwhile,
in medium bowl, combine apple, butter, brown sugar,
cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.
2. Turn cut sides of acorn squash up; top with apple
mixture. Cover and bake 30 minutes longer or until apples
Quick microwave version
Halve and seed squash; cut into quarters. Arrange quarters,
cut side up, in microwave-safe baking dish. Microwave on
high (100 percent) 6 to 7 minutes, rotating squash halfway
through cooking time. Top squash with apple mixture, cover
with vented plastic wrap and microwave on high 4 to 5
minutes or until apples are tender.
Nutrition information serving:
Calories 88, Fat 3g, Carbohydrate 17g, Protein 1g, Fibre 3g,
Sodium 24mg, Cholesterol, 0g.