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Baked Acorn Squash with Apples

This fall-inspired recipe is a warm, sweet side dish.

Yield
4 servings
Cook time
1 hour, 15 minutes
Ingredients
2 small acorn squashes
nutmeg
3 cups apple (chopped)
2 tablespoons butter (or margarine)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup brown sugar
Steps
  1. Cut squash in halves and scoop out seeds.
  2. Place squash in a baking dish with hollow side up; fill centers with apple.
  3. Pour a little water into the dish. Cover and bake at 350°F for 30 minutes, or until partly done.
  4. Sprinkle with salt, sugar, and nutmeg and dot with fat.
  5. Bake uncovered about 45 minutes, or until the squash is soft.
Meal Type: Dinner
Food group: Fruits, Vegetables
Season: Winter, Fall