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Acorn Squash Supreme

Squash and apples blend together easily and enhance turkey, chicken, lean pork, or bratwurst.

Type: Vegetables
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

2   Acorn squash - halved lengthwise, and seeded
2   Rome apples - cored, and chopped with skins
2 tablespoons 30mlFinely-chopped leeks
1/4 cup 40g / 1.4ozBrown sugar
1/4 cup 59mlPecan pieces
1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5mlCrushed fennel seeds
1/4 cup 59mlOrange juice
1/4 cup 49g / 1.7ozButter - (1/2 stick) - melted
1 tablespoon 15mlShredded orange zest
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlGinger

Recipe Instructions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Place the squash cut-side up in an ovenproof glass baking dish and add 1/4 inch water.

In a large bowl, combine the apples, leeks, brown sugar, pecans, fennel seeds, orange juice, butter, orange zest, and ginger until well blended. Spoon the mixture evenly into the squash halves and cover loosely with aluminum foil.

Bake 35 to 45 minutes, or until the squash is easily perforated with the tip of a fork and the apple mixture is tender. Serve immediately.

"Cookbook Digest, Sep/Oct, 1999"


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