Spiced Acorn Squash
Wonderful brown sugar sweetened acorn squash seasoned with nutmeg and cinnamon cooked in a slow cooker.
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 acorn squash, halved and seeded
3/4 cup raisins
4 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2 cup water
Combine brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg; spoon into the squash halves. Sprinkle with raisins. Top each with 1 tablespoon of butter. Wrap each squash half individually in heavy-duty foil; seal tightly.
Pour water into a slow cooker. Place the squash, cut side up, in slow cooker (packets may be stacked). Cover and cook on HIGH for 4 hours or until the squash is tender. Open foil packets carefully to allow steam to escape.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 433 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 142 mg sodium, 86 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 3 g protein.