Apple-Stuffed Acorn Squash Microwave-Style!

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by jenne

Only 7 ingredients and made in the microwave, so you can throw this together in a jiffy. Great comfort food for the fall and winter months. Tart, sweet and good for you too. Perfect for those on a low sodium diet. NOTE: I have made the celery optional and I agree it is better without. I also use WAY more butter and cinnamon than what the recipe calls for :)

Top Review by Catherine B.

This is my new go-to recipe for acorn squash!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut acorn squash in half, lengthwise. Remove and discard seeds and fiber.
  2. In a shallow microwave-safe dish, place squash cut-side down. Put 1 tbsp of water in bottom of dish. Microwave covered on high power 7 minutes until almost tender.
  3. In the meanwhile, combine apple, celery, cranberries, brown sugar, spice and butter in a mixing bowl.
  4. When squash is done, turn them over. Fill centers with apple mixture. Microwave covered on high power 5 minutes longer until squash and apple filling are tender. Let stand 3 minutes in microwave after done cooking.

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