Acorn Squash With Cranberry Filling Recipe


An easy microwave recipe for a tasty Thanksgiving vegetable dish.

Step 1

Wash and dry squash.

Step 2

Place squash in Microwave Oven and heat, uncovered, 15 minutes or until they feel soft to the touch.

Step 3

Let stand 5 minutes. Cut in half and remove seeds.

Step 4

Place cut-side-up in a shallow, heat-resistant, non-metallic baking dish. Sprinkle with salt. Place 1 tablespoon of butter and 1 tablespoon of honey in each half.

Step 5

Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 4 minutes or until butter has melted. With a brush or spoon, spread honey-butter mixture over cut surfaces of squash

Step 6

Place a spoonful of cranberry sauce in each squash half. If warmed cranberry sauce is desired, return filled squash halves to Microwave Oven for 6 minutes or until cranberry sauce is hot.

Things You'll Need

  • 4sm Acorn squash
  • Salt
  • 8T Butter or margarine
  • 8T Honey
  • 16oz Whole-berry cranberry sauce

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