Acorn Squash and Apple Puree

Serves: 2


  • 1 acorn squash halved seeds and strings discarded
  • 1 yellow apple golden delicious cut into 1 inch pieces
  • ½ tablespoon butter
  • Fresh nutmeg to taste

Cooking Preparation

  • 1. Arrange squash cut-side-down in a glass dish. Prick the skin all over with a sharp knife, and microwave at high power for 10 minutes.
  • 2. Put the apple in a glass measuring cup, cover with plastic wrap, and microwave it with the cooked squash for 4-6 minutes, or until both are tender.
  • 3. Scoop out the squash, discarding the skin.
  • 4. Pour off any liquid from the apples, and put apples and squash through a food processor.
  • 5. Stir in butter, nutmeg, and salt and pepper to taste.