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    Pureed Acorn Squash With Maple Syrup

    Pureed Acorn Squash With Maple Syrup. Photo by Karen67

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    17 mins

    5 mins

    12 mins

    weekend cooker's Note:

    a very easy, quick, easy to prepare recipe for unexpected company or a quick dinner.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 4

    Yield:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Carefully cut the acorn squash in half lengthwise, and scrape out seeds.
    2. 2
      Place cut side down in a microwave-safe 10 inch glass pie plate, and add the water.
    3. 3
      Cover with microwave-safe plastic wrap and vent one side.
    4. 4
      Microwave on high power for 12 minutes, turning the dish a quarter turn twice, until the squash is tender when pierced with a fork.
    5. 5
      Let stand, covered for 5 minutes.
    6. 6
      Protecting your hand with a double thickness of paper toweling, spoon out the softened squash flesh and transfer to a food processor.
    7. 7
      Add the buttrer and maple syrup and process until the mixture is pureed.
    8. 8
      Season to taste with salt, and pepper, and serve immediately.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 06, 2009

      35

      I had some leftover mashed squash for a soup recipe I made a couple of days and thought the maple syrup would add a special zing to the squash. I was surprised that I didn't think it added much flavor. The squash was good, but I don't think it tasted all that different than plain buttered squash (which I do really like!). I used pure maple syrup, cut the recipe in half, but didn't cut down the maple in an effort to get more maple flavor.

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    • on September 26, 2009

      55

      This is so simple a good even the kids liked it. Nice recipe

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    • on October 07, 2008

      45

      Simple comfort food that tastes great. I made a slimmer version with light butter and reduced sugar maple syrup for a more point friendly side. Paired with a spicy roasted chicken - the combination was rather pleasing and comforting on a fall night. Thanks!

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    Nutritional Facts for Pureed Acorn Squash With Maple Syrup

    Serving Size: 1 (251 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 167.9
     
    Calories from Fat 54
    32%
    Total Fat 6.0 g
    9%
    Saturated Fat 3.7 g
    18%
    Cholesterol 15.2 mg
    5%
    Sodium 8.6 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 30.4 g
    10%
    Dietary Fiber 3.4 g
    13%
    Sugars 5.9 g
    23%
    Protein 1.8 g
    3%

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