Apple-stuffed Acorn Squash


1 cup chopped tart cooking apples (peelings may be left on if desired)
¼ cup brown sugar, packed
2 Tbsp. butter, melted
¼ tsp. ground cinnamon
2 Tbsp. chopped pecans
1 medium acorn squash, halved and seeded
Directions: In a medium bowl, stir apples, brown sugar, butter and cinnamon to coat. Place squash cut-side up, in an 8 x 8-inch microwave safe baking dish. Fill each squash half with half of the apple mixture. Cover loosely with plastic wrap and microwave on high for about 20 minutes or until squash is soft. Sprinkle with pecans before serving. Squash may also be baked in an oven (covered with foil) at 350 for 45 minutes or until soft.

Serves 2. Per serving: 300 calories, 9 g fat, 2 g protein, 59 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 55 mg sodium

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