Ginger Squash

Looking for a distinctive side dish? Then check out this ginger flavored acorn squash slow cooked with a hint of sherry.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 3 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

2
small acorn squash (3/4 lb each)
1/4
cup water
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1 1/2
teaspoons ground ginger
1/4
teaspoon salt
3
tablespoons dry sherry or apple juice

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Cut squash in half crosswise; remove seeds and membranes.
  • 2 Pour water into 5- to 6-quart slow cooker. Place squash halves, cut sides up, in cooker. (It may be necessary to stack squash halves in cooker so they fit, but they still will cook evenly.)
  • 3 In small bowl, mix remaining ingredients; spoon into squash.
  • 4 Cover; cook on High heat setting 3 to 4 hours.
  • 1 Cut squash in half crosswise; remove seeds and membranes.
  • 2 Pour water into 5- to 6-quart slow cooker. Place squash halves, cut sides up, in cooker. (It may be necessary to stack squash halves in cooker so they fit, but they still will cook evenly.)
  • 3 In small bowl, mix remaining ingredients; spoon into squash.
  • 4 Cover; cook on High heat setting 3 to 4 hours.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
320mg
320%;
Total Carbohydrate
47g
47%
(Dietary Fiber
10g
10%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
12%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 Fruit; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.