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Baked Acorn Squash


  • Serves 2.


  • 1 acorn squash, cut in half
  • 2 teaspoons butter or margarine
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons crushed pineapple
  • 1 Tablespoon butter or margarine
  • Ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


Scoop out and discard squash seeds and fiber. Place squash on a baking dish that has been coated with margarine. Put half the brown sugar and 1 teaspoon butter in each half. Cover with tin foil and bake in 400° oven for 30 minutes. Scoop cooked squash out of shells. Mash squash and combine with remaining 1 Tablespoon butter and brown sugar, crushed pineapple, nutmeg, and salt. Fill squash shells and serve while hot.

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