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Instant Pot® Sweet Acorn Squash

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"A perfect way to make a sweetened acorn squash to serve up as a side dish to any meal. This sweet acorn squash cooks up in 25 minutes using an electric pressure cooker."
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27 m servings 242
Original recipe yields 2 servings (1 acorn squash)


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  1. Divide sugar, maple syrup, butter, and cinnamon between both halves of acorn squash.
  2. Add 1 cup of water into an electric pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot(R)) and place trivet inside. Carefully place squash halves on top of trivet. Lock lid and close pressure valve.
  3. Select High pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 5 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.
  4. Release pressure using the natural-release method, about 7 minutes. Release any remaining pressure according to manufacturer's instructions. Unlock lid, carefully remove squash, and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 242 calories; 6 49.6 1.8 15 53 Full nutrition

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This turned out well. It's flavored nicely. The only thing I added is some salt and pepper. I used a rather small squash, and it did not get completely done on the very bottom of both halves. I ...

quick easy and the kids love it and so do I