Acorn Squash and Apple Puree

Posted on October 16, 2012 by the farm crew

 

Acorn Squash and Apple Puree
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 3
 

Ingredients
  • 1 acorn squash, halved and seeded
  • 1 golden delicious apple (or another sweet apple), cored and cubed
  • 1 tsp butter
  • Freshly grated nutmeg to taste

Instructions
  1. Place squash, cut sides down, in glass baking dish. Prick skin all over with sharp knife. Microwave on high 10 minutes.
  2. Put apple in a microwave-safe dish, covering with microwave-safe plastic wrap. Add it to oven with squash. Microwave on high 4-6 minutes, until tender.
  3. Scoop squash flesh from skin. Press squash and apple through coarse sieve or medium disk of food mill.
  4. Stir in the butter, nutmeg, and salt and pepper to taste.