Squash with Apples

Squash with Apples

Winter squash and apples are accented with the spicy, warm flavors of cinnamon and nutmeg. 6 servings (1/2 cup each)

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1
small butternut or buttercup squash (about 1 lb)
1/2
cup apple cider or water
2
small apples, peeled, cubed
2
tablespoons sugar
1
tablespoon no-trans-fat margarine or butter, if desired
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
  1. Peel squash with vegetable peeler. Cut squash in half; remove seeds and fibers. Cut squash into 1/2-inch cubes.
  2. In 1 1/2-quart microwavable casserole, place squash and cider. Cover; microwave on High 5 to 7 minutes, stirring once halfway through cooking, until squash is tender.
  3. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover; microwave on High 2 to 3 minutes longer, stirring once halfway through cooking, until squash and apples are very tender. Serve immediately. If desired, mash before serving.
Makes 6 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Live Better America® Kitchens
Not-Too-Shabby Squash
Orange and yellow vegetables like squash provide a host of nutrients, including vitamin A, folate and fiber. Aim for 3 to 5 servings of veggies each day.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 80
    • (Calories from Fat 0),
  • Total Fat 0g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 0mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 18g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 12g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1/2 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.