Acorn Squash with Dates

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  • 5 min prep time
  • 25 min total time
  • 4 ingredients
  • 4 servings


acorn squash (1 1/2 to 2 lb)
tablespoons chopped dates or raisins
tablespoon packed brown sugar
1 1/2
teaspoons no-trans-fat vegetable oil spread


  1. 1 Pierce squash with knife in several places to allow steam to escape. Place on microwavable paper towel in microwave oven. Microwave uncovered about 5 minutes or until squash feels warm to the touch. Cut in half; remove seeds.
  2. 2 In shallow microwavable dish, place squash halves, cut sides down. Cover with microwavable plastic wrap, folding back one edge or corner 1/4 inch to vent steam. Microwave on High 5 to 8 minutes, rotating dish every 2 minutes, until tender. Let stand 5 minutes.
  3. 3 In small bowl, mix remaining ingredients. Turn squash cut sides up. Spoon date mixture into centers of squash. Microwave uncovered on High about 1 minute or until sugar is melted. Cut each squash half into 2 serving pieces.




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