If you're having trouble trying to find something to do with the acorn squash in your refrigerator, this sweet side is perfect for kids and for adults too! If you would like some more cinnamon or brown sugar, feel free to add some more.
Vegetables, garbanzos, raisins and couscous in a lovely Moroccan broth taste delicious inside butter and brown sugar-brushed acorn squash. You can experiment with different vegetables, or add diced chicken. Feel free to be creative with your amounts - I usually freestyle and end up with leftover stuffing mixture, which tastes great on its own the next day. For vegetarians, substitute vegetable broth for the chicken broth.
My mom always made this at Thanksgiving, and it was loved by everyone! It is a great alternative to candied yams or sweet potato casserole. If you don't use all the topping, you can freeze the rest for future use.
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.
Nutty, savory, tart, and sweet... This acorn squash makes a great autumn side dish that's even better the next day, and perfect for Thanksgiving! Serve with roasted chicken or turkey. This can also be tossed with white or brown rice for a complete meal.