Microwave Acorn Squash

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This sweet acorn squash makes a delicious side dish, and is ready in minutes in the microwave.

recipe updated Mar 13, 2020


  • Acorn Squash icon
    Acorn Squash
    2 (862g)
  • Brown sugar icon
    Brown sugar
    about ΒΌ cup (39g)
  • Butter icon
    4 tbsp (57g)
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed


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  1. Add Acorn Squash to a clean plate and cover
  2. Cook in microwave until tender - 12 min, high heat
  3. Turn squash cut side up
  4. Layer with brown sugar and butter
  5. Season with salt & pepper and cover
  6. Cook in microwave until heated through - 3 min, high heat
  7. Serve
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