Baked Acorn Squash with Apricot Preserves

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My 5 year old said that she hated acorn squash, even though she had never actually tried it. I got her to eat one bite of this and she said, 'This tastes yummy!'

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 acorn squash, halved and seeded

  • salt to taste

  • 2 teaspoons butter

  • 3 tablespoons apricot preserves

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Place squash halves cut side down in a baking dish. Fill the dish with water to the depth of 1/4 inch. Bake 40 minutes in the preheated oven.

  3. Remove squash from oven, and set the oven to broil. Turn squash cut side up in the dish, and season lightly with salt. Place 1 teaspoon butter and 1 1/2 tablespoons apricot preserves in each squash half. Return to oven, and broil 5 minutes, or until butter is melted and squash is lightly browned.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

104 Calories
2g Fat
23g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 104
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 24mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 15mg 76%
Calcium 45mg 3%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 446mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.