Acorn squash baked with pineapple

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
3 eaches Acorn squash; halved
2 tablespoons Dry sherry
2 tablespoons Brown sugar
6 tablespoons Butter
½ cup Crushed pineapple; drained
¼ teaspoon Ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon Salt

Preheat oven to 425 F.

Scoop out the squash seeds and fibers and discard. Place squash in greased baking dish.

Put 1 teaspoon each of sherry, brown sugar, and butter in each squash half.

Cover and bake for 30 minutes or until tender.

Scoop squash out of shells, leaving wall about ¼ inch thick.

Mash squash and combine with remaining 4 tablespoons butter, pineapple, nutmeg and salt, beating well to blend.

Spoon back into shells and return to oven to bake for 15 minutes more.

_Classic American Cooking_ Pearl Byrd Foster, 1983 Simon & Schuster ISBN 0-671-44303-8 Typos by Jeff Pruett Submitted By JEFF PRUETT On 07-16-95

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