Honey and Fig Acorn Squash
Recipe type: Side Dishes - Carbs
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Serves: 4
  • 2 Acorn squash halved lengthwise, seeded
  • 3 Tbs Butter
  • ⅓ cup Honey
  • ¾ cup Dried Calif. Figs, chopped
  • ⅓ cup Almonds, chopped
  • ½ tsp Cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp Nutmeg
  1. Place squash cut sides down in medium baking pan.
  2. Add boiling water to a depth of ¼ inch.
  3. Cover with foil. Bake at 350 degrees 30 minutes, until just cooked through but still firm. Carefully remove foil and pour off water.
  4. In small saucepan, melt butter over low heat, stir in honey, figs, almonds, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  5. Turn squash cut sides up and fill with fig mixture.
  6. Bake uncovered, 20 to 25 minutes longer, until squash is tender and filling is bubbly.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 388 Fat: 15.2g Carbohydrates: 66.1g Sodium: 11.8mg Fiber: 7.6g Protein: 5.4g Cholesterol: 22.9mg
Recipe by Defeat Diabetes Foundation at https://defeatdiabetes.org/honey-and-fig-acorn-squash/