AZ Health Zone/ Dessert/ Main Dish/ Snack

Apple Filled Squash

Apple Filled Squash

AZ Health Zone
Course Dessert, Main Course, Snack
Servings 4


  • Microwave
  • Large Spoon


  • 1 acorn squash about 1 pound
  • 1 Golden Delicious apple peeled, cored, and sliced
  • 2 teaspoons melted margarine
  • 2 teaspoons packed brown sugar
  • teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Dash of ground cloves


  • Wash hands with warm water and soap. Wash fresh vegetables before preparing.
  • Halve and seed acorn squash.
  • Place squash cut side up on a thick paper towel in microwave. Microwave on HIGH 6 to 7 minutes, rotating squash halfway through cooking time.
  • Remove from the microwave and place in microwave-safe dish.
  • In a small bowl, combine apples, margarine, sugar, and spices. Top squash pieces with apple mixture and cover with a paper towel.
  • Microwave on HIGH 4 to 5 minutes or until squash and apple are tender.


Nutrition Facts (Per Serving)

Calories, 94; Carbohydrate, 20 g; Protein, 1 g; Total Fat, 2 g; Saturated Fat, 0 g; Trans Fat, 0 g; Cholesterol, 0 mg; Fiber, 3 g; Total Sugars, 9 g; Sodium, 21 mg; Calcium, 41 mg; Folate, 21 mcg; Iron, 1 mg; Percent of Calories from Fat, 19%.
Makes 4 servings, ¼ of filled squash each.
Keyword Apple, Squash

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