4 acorn squash (washed)
1 tablespoon butter (or margarine)
2 apples (chopped)
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1. Cut squash into halves and remove seeds. Place in a glass dish, cover with plastic wrap and microwave on high for 5 minutes.
2. Melt butter in a separate bowl in the microwave. Mix in apples, sugar, and cinnamon. Microwave for 1 1/2 minutes.
3. Spoon apple filling into each squash half. Cover and microwave on high for 3-5 minutes until squash and apples are tender. Serve warm.
More About Apples
How to Select
Choose firm, shiny, smooth-skinned apples with intact stems. Should smell fresh, not musty.
How to Store
Refrigerate apples in plastic bag away from strong-odored foods. Use within 3 weeks.
How to Prepare
Rinse the apples with water. You may scrub them with a produce brush. To peel, use a vegetable peeler or paring knife. Cut away the core and seeds, stem, and ends, then slice each quarter as desired.