Acorn Squash With Dried Fruit and Granola Compote

Total Time
55mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

This is something I whipped up one day because I was not all that much of a fan of squash at the time and I wanted to test the waters... I get rave reviews every time I serve it- even to kids!!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Lightly grease a 9 X 13" pan.
  2. Take the squash and microwave it for a few minutes until the skin can easily chip off with a little pressure from your finger nail- this will make it easier to cut in half. Let cool before you cut it in half! (5-10 minutes).
  3. Cut in half and scoop out center to make a nice 'bowl' for the compote. But leave enough squash to eat! (Some people may end up scooping out too much, and then they'll just be eating the compote --).
  4. Take each half the acorn squash- halved and centers scooped out. Place face side up in lightly greased pan.
  5. In a separate bowl, mix all ingredients RESERVING THE BUTTER to be cut up and placed on top. Make sure you mix thoroughly- separate equally amongst the 2 halves. Brush the 'rim' of the squash with additional melted butter, honey, or maple syrup.
  6. Cover with foil (lightly tent) and bake 20 minutes, uncover and bake an additional 20-30 minutes or until squash is tender when speared with a fork.

Reviews

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This was a really great recipe, and I enjoyed it on a few occasions. It makes for a nice side dish, too.

Studentchef October 03, 2010

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