Spicy Apple-Filled Squash
By Fruits & Veggies - More Matters
Pair this side dish with roasted chicken or pork for a complete fall meal.

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  • Prep Time: 1 hour
Category: Side Dishes
Serves: 4
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 1 1/4
Think Variety; Think Color: Yellow/Orange


1 acorn squash (about 1 pound)
1 Golden Delicious apple, peeled, cored & sliced
2 teaspoons melted butter or margarine
2 teaspoons brown sugar
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
Dash ground cloves


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Grease a 1-quart baking dish.  Halve squash and remove seeds; cut into quarters.
  3. Place quarters, skin side up, in baking dish and cover; bake 30 minutes.
  4. Turn cut sides of acorn squash up; top with apple mixture. Cover and bake 30 minutes longer or until apples are tender.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    91
  • Carbohydrates:    19.6g
  • Total Fat:    2g
  • Cholesterol:    0mg
  • Saturated Fat:   .4g
  • Dietary Fiber:    2.8g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    20%
  • Sodium:    21.8 mg
  • Protein:    1g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's 5 A Day Fruits and Vegetables of the Month



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