Ginger Squash

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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