Apple Filled Squash

Apple Filled Squash
Apple Filled Squash
Yield: 4 servings
  • 1 acorn squash (about 1 pound)
  • 1 apple
  • 2 teaspoons melted butter or margarine
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • ⅛ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ⅛ teaspoon nutmeg
  • Dash ground cloves


  1. Wash hands with soap and water. Heat oven to 350°F. Coat a 1-quart baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Scrub squash with a clean vegetable brush under running water. Halve squash and remove seeds. Place halves, skin side up, in dish and cover; bake 30 minutes.
  3. Gently rub apple under cold running water. Peel, core and chop apple. In medium bowl, combine apple, butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.
  4. Turn cut sides of acorn squash up; top with apple mixture. Cover and bake 30 minutes longer or until apples are tender.

Nutrition Information:

  • Serving Size (¼ of recipe):
  • Calories 88
  • Total Fat 3g
  • Sodium 24mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 17g
  • Fiber 3g


Recipe adapted from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.