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Stuffed Butternut Squash
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A delicious combination of apples, ginger, and cinnamon flavor this velvety stuffing.

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hours
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 88.9
Total Carbs 8.4 g
Dietary Fiber 1.7 g
Sugars 5.1 g
Total Fat 5.5 g
Saturated Fat 3.5 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.0 g
Potassium 27.6 mg
Protein 2.6 g
Sodium 193.1 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 1/2 Vegetables , 1/2 Fruits , 1/2 Starch , 1/2 Lean Meat
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Servings
Ingredients

1 each  butternut squash
0 1/2 cup  cold water
1 cup  chopped apples
0 1/4 cup  fresh chopped red onion
2 tsp  butter
0 1/2 cup  low fat cottage cheese
0 1/4 tsp  salt
0.125 tsp  ground cinnamon
0.125 tsp  ground ginger
0.125 tsp  black pepper
0 1/2 tsp  apple pie spice
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cut squash in half, lengthwise, and remove seeds.
  3. Place squash halves, cut side down, in 12" x 8" x 2" baking dish . Bake 45 minutes, or until the squash is tender.
  4. In large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add apples and onions. Sauté until tender.
  5. Remove skillet from heat. Stir in cottage cheese, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and pepper. Set aside.
  6. Leaving shells intact, carefully scoop out squash pulp.
  7. Add chopped squash pulp to apple mixture in skillet and mash well.
  8. Spoon mixture back into squash shells and sprinkle with pie spice.
  9. Bake 15 minutes until heated thoroughly.