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  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 3 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 4

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

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

Steps

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  • 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 Facts

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

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