Cranberry Apple Acorn Squash

Cranberry Apple Acorn Squash is a perfect side dish for your thanksgiving or fall dinner.

This Cranberry Apple Acorn Squash is a wonderful side dish for any Holiday dinner.  It easily compliments turkey and looks as amazing as it tastes.

Cranberry Apple Acorn Squash

Ingredients:

1 Acorn Squash
1 1/4 cup Cranberries
1/4 cup Brown Sugar
2 Apples
1/2 cup chopped Pecans
1/4 cup Apple Cider
1/2 tsp Cinnamon
1/4 tsp Nutmeg
1 tsp Cornstarch
Directions:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Core peal and chop apples.
Cut squash in half and remove seeds.

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Add a small amount of water (1/8″ – 1/4″) to a shallow baking dish and place squash cut side down in pan.
Bake for 30-40 minutes.
Add cranberries, apple cider, cinnamon, brown sugar and nutmeg to a medium pan over low heat.
Cover and cook until cranberries begin to pop and break down.
Mix cornstarch with 1 tablespoon warm water and stir to make a slurry.

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Add slurry to cranberry mixture and stir until thickened.
Add apples and pecans and stir to combine.
Remove from heat.
Remove the acorn squash from the oven,

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Drain water and return squash to pan cut side up.
Fill with the apple cranberry mixture and bake another 30 minutes.

 

 

Cranberry Apple Acorn Squash

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Acorn Squash
  • 1 1/4 cup Cranberries
  • 1/4 cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 Apples
  • 1/2 cup chopped Pecans
  • 1/4 cup Apple Cider
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1 tsp Cornstarch

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375.
  • Core peal and chop apples.
  • Cut squash in half and remove seeds.
  • Add a small amount of water (1/8" - 1/4") to a shallow baking dish and place squash cut side down in pan.
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes.
  • Add cranberries, apple cider, cinnamon, brown sugar and nutmeg to a medium pan over low heat.
  • Cover and cook until cranberries begin to pop and break down.
  • Mix cornstarch with 1 tablespoon warm water and stir to make a slurry.
  • Add slurry to cranberry mixture and stir until thickened.
  • Add apples and pecans and stir to combine.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Remove the acorn squash from the oven,
  • Drain water and return squash to pan cut side up.
  • Fill with the apple cranberry mixture and bake another 30 minutes.

 

 

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