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What's not to love about Winter squash? It's naturally sweet. Its orange color brightens up any meal. And the acorn variety naturally comes in a handy two-serving size.
Loaded with beta carotene, the antioxidant that gives the squash its lovely hue, and fiber — 5.7 grams per cup — acorn squash is an excellent addition to many meals and is so easy to prepare. You simply:
Easy peasy! There's also no reason to send your squash into the oven naked. You can adorn it with many tasty spices. Hear five ways to spice up your squash when you read more
While the cold weather is blowing outside, make a hearty veggie dish that's sure to warm you up. This quinoa stuffed squash recipe is seasoned with savory cumin, sweet raisins, and crunchy celery, which complements the smooth and creamy flesh of the baked acorn squash beautifully.
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If you're attending a potluck this Thanksgiving and have been assigned to bring a side, be sure to pick something that's classic yet breaks just enough from the norm, so you know there won't be repeated dishes on the table.
Why not spring for the always stress-free and elegant course known as stuffed squash? Keep it simple and fill the gourd with an Italian-inspired medley of sausage, garlic, peppers, and cheese. Alternately, add another layer of texture by simmering couscous, then fluffing it into a sweet-savory dressing of ground beef, onions, cranberries, and walnuts. For a Thanksgiving side — or everyday meal! — that's sophisticated yet straightforward, keep reading.
The orange flesh of winter squash is not only a visual delight (orange is my favorite color), but it is also super good for you.
Loaded with beta carotene, the antioxidant that gives the squash its color, and fiber (5.7 grams per cup), acorn squash is an excellent addition to many meals and it is oh so easy to prepare. You simply:
Easy peasy! There is a also no reason to send your squash into the oven naked. You can adorn it with many tasty spices. Here are 5 different ways to prepare your acorn squash, just add these toppings when you flip the squash.
In each squash half spread one of the following toppings:
How do you cook your acorn squash? Tell me how in the comments section below.
If you are interested in experimenting with a new type of Fall ingredient, why not try acorn squash? That's what TeamSugar reader llendril did recently. She expertly stuffed the squash with a scrumptious mixture of chicken sausage, black beans, onions, and peppers. The final result was a delicious and divine meal with a gorgeous presentation. These stuffed squash would be a wonderful impromptu dinner party dish! To see how she made them, read more
Today marks the first day of fall, and as the weather shifts from warm summer nights, to cool fall evenings, it's time to put the barbecue away and gear up for lovely Sunday dinners. Although it's still a little early, many squash varieties, such as acorn, are at their peak. To get you into the swing of fall, I thought we'd start things off with stuffed acorn squash. This recipe from Alton Brown is guaranteed to make your shift from summer to fall a smooth one. To get the recipe, read more