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Just microwave! You don't have to use the oven. You can just do one acorn squash instead of two, if you choose. Pricking all over, then putting in the microwave for a few minutes to soften a little, makes it easier to cut.

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prep:
10 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Prick all over the insides of the squash halves with a fork, brush with butter, and sprinkle with brown sugar. Place squash halves, cut sides-up, into a large, microwave-safe dish.

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  • Microwave on high power until flesh pierces easily with a fork, about 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Cook's Note:

So easy! You control the kind and amount of sugar and margarine or butter. This can be low calorie if you choose a low-calorie sweetener instead of sugar.

Nutrition Facts

144 calories; protein 1.9g; carbohydrates 28.2g; fat 4.3g; cholesterol 10.8mg; sodium 36.9mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (1)

Rating: 5 stars
10/25/2020
This turned out great. I needed to cook for just 2 minutes longer, and it was cooked all the way through. I was surprised I didn't need to put any plastic wrap over it, and it wasn't dried out. Read More