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Baked Acorn Squash with Pineapple
Baked Acorn Squash with Pineapple

Category: Side Dish | Serves: 6

(710 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 90
Protein: 1 g
Carbs: 22 g
Fat: 0 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Sodium: 10 mg
Fiber: 3 g

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The acorn squash doubles as a serving dish in this spiced & sweet winter squash recipe. This makes a complimentary side to a savory meal.
Ingredients:
1 large acorn squash (approximately 32 oz)
2 tsp, ground cinnamon
1 cup, crushed pineapple, drained
1 tsp, ground nutmeg
1/2 tsp, ground allspice
1/2 tsp, ground ginger
Directions:
1 Preheat oven to 350ºF. Cut the squash in half and remove the seeds. Place each half, cut side down, in a baking dish.
2 Cover dish and bake for 45 to 60 minutes until squash is soft and tender. Meanwhile, combine the cinnamon, pineapple, nutmeg, allspice, and ginger.
3 When squash is cooked, remove from oven. Let it cool for 10 minutes. Scoop out the pulp from both halves and combine with the pineapple mixture.
4 Replace mixture into shells and return to the oven and bake for 7 minutes until pineapple mixture is hot and bubbly.
5 ENJOY!

Ratings & Reviews
(710 ratings)
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Reviewed By: nebrlmt
I tried this recipe last night and loved it. The pineapple was a great flavor contrast to the starchy sweetness of the ...
Oct 03, 2010
Awesome Squashum/Baked Acorn Squash /Pineapple
Reviewed By: Diet.com Member
This recipe was great for me as a dessert. I love food like this in the winter. This one definitely made it into my ...
Feb 27, 2009
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