Monday, January 17, 2011

Acorn Squash

Coach Karen
2 acorn squash
boiling water
2 apples, peeled, cored and chopped into ¼ inch pieces
½ cup dried cranberries
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 tablespoons grapeseed oil (though if you can do dairy, butter works just as well)

1.Cut squash in half and with a spoon, remove pulp and seeds
2.In a large pyrex baking dish place squash cut-side down
3.Pour ¼-inch boiling water into pyrex dish (or use 1/4 inch room temperature apple juice for extra sweetness)
4.Place dish in oven and bake squash for 30 minutes at 350°
5.In a large bowl, combine apples, cranberries, cinnamon and grapeseed oil to make stuffing
6.Remove squash from the oven after 30 minutes
7.Turn halves over and stuff center of each squash half with apple mixture
8.Return to oven and bake for 30-35 minutes (or longer) until squash and apples are tender

Serves 4

1 comment:

  1. Throw in some sausage with the stuffing (Whole Foods always has some lovely choices) and you'll have a full meal!