Pureed Acorn Squash With Maple Syrup

Recipe by weekend cooker
READY IN: 17mins
SERVES: 4
YIELD: 4 plates
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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