Apple-Squash

Stovetop full of other sides? Use the microwave for this appealing autumn dish for six.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
small butternut or buttercup squash (about 1 lb)
1/2
cup apple cider or water
2
small apples, peeled, cubed
2
tablespoons sugar
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1
tablespoon butter or margarine, if desired
  • 1 With vegetable peeler, peel squash. Remove seeds; cut squash into 1/2-inch cubes. In 1 1/2-quart microwavable casserole, place squash and cider. Cover; microwave on High 5 to 7 minutes, stirring once halfway through cooking, until squash is tender.
  • 2 Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover; microwave on High 2 to 3 minutes longer, stirring once halfway through cooking, until squash and apples are very tender. Serve immediately. If desired, mash before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    70
    (
    Calories from Fat
    0),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    0g
    0%
    (Saturated Fat
    0g,
    0%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    0mg
    0%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    17g
    17%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    12g
    12%
    ),
    Protein
    0g
    0%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    100%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
    © 2013 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved