Ginger Squash

Serve this savory slow-cooked squash flavored with ginger and dry sherry or apple juice – a delicious side dish.

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

Ingredients

2
(3/4-lb.) acorn squash
1/4
cup water
1/4
cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4
cup margarine or butter, melted
3
tablespoons dry sherry or apple juice
1 1/2
teaspoons ginger
1/4
teaspoon salt
  • 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 slow cooker. If necessary, stack squash halves in slow cooker so they fit. In small bowl, combine all remaining ingredients; mix well. Spoon into squash halves.
  • 3 Cover; cook on high setting for 3 to 4 hours.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    295
    (
    Calories from Fat
    110),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    12g
    12%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    30mg
    30%;
    Sodium
    240mg
    240%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    46g
    46%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    17g
    17%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    24%;
    Vitamin C
    18%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    12%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 2 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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