Baked Squash with Apple and Walnuts

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Baked Squash with Apple and Walnuts

Baked Squash with Apple and Walnuts
Number of Servings: 8 Total Preparation Time: 45 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 1 hour Source: Shirley Wu
Food Groups: Vegetables, Fruits, Protein
Main Ingredient: Vegetables
Meal Type: Dinner Entrée
Origin: American
Special Features: Simple (6 or less ingredients) , Special occasion

This would be a great addition to your holiday menu. It taste like candy, but packed with vitamins!


4 Butternut or Acorn squash
1 large Apple, chopped
1/3 cup Walnuts, chopped
1/4 cup Sugar
1/4 cup Raisins
2 tablespoons Butter


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Wash squash. Cut tops off and scape out seeds and strings. Place cut side down on baking sheet and bake until squash is tender. Combine remaining ingredients in saucepan and heat gently until well blended. When squash is done, remove from oven and fill cavities with filling. Return to oven to heat through.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 223
Total Fat: 7 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 3 g
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 28 mg
Carbohydrates: 37 g
Protein: 3 g
Fiber: 4 g
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Calcium: 81 mg

Cook's Notes:

This is a nutrient rich side dish.