Recipe of the Month Acorn Squash and Apples
2 med apples, cored & cubed
2 acorn squash ¼ t salt
1 T fresh lemon juice 6 T maple syrup
4 T butter 2 T chopped walnuts
Pierce whole squash right thru in several places with long metal skewer. Place in opposite corners of micro oven on paper towel. Cook 5 min, turn over and cook 5 min more or until soft to touch. Let stand 5 min, cut in half, remove seeds and fibers. Place cut side down in shallow baking dish. Sprinkle with salt. Toss apples with lemon juice and fill squash halves with apples. Pour ½ T maple syrup over each half and dot each with 1 T butter. Sprinkle with walnuts. Cook covered with paper towel 5-6 minutes or until apples are tender.