Acorn Squash In The Microwave

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How To Cook...

Microwave acorn squash is the quickest and easiest way to enjoy this nutritious and hearty winter squash.

A healthy dish!

Acorn squash is low in calories and packed with vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants!

Quick & Easy!

Acorn squash cooks in 10-12 minutes in the microwave! Serve it plain or stuff it with your favorite filling.

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Perfect for the Holidays!

This microwave acorn squash is the perfect addition to your holiday menu.

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What you'll need:

Acorn squash Butter Salt  A microwave

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Step-by-step instructions

Follow my easy instructions for success! 

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Step 1: Cut the acorn squash in half. You can soften it in the microwave first to make it easier to cut.


Step 2: Scoop out the seeds.


Step 3: Place squash halves cut side down in a microwave-safe dish. Add a little water to the dish.


Step 4: Microwave 8-9 minutes then flip over. Brush with melted butter and sprinkle with salt.  Add any other toppings.


Step 5: Cook another 2-3 minutes until fork tender. 


Step 6: Serve microwave acorn squash alone or stuff it with your favorite filling. Enjoy!


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