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Butternut Squash Apple Bake

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min.

Makes

8 servings

Even those who aren't fans of squash enjoy this side dish. Sweet slices of butternut squash are topped with apples covered in a cinnamon-sugar glaze for a quick and easy dinner accompaniment. —Ellie Klopping, Toledo, Ohio
Butternut Squash Apple Bake Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 butternut squash (2 pounds), peeled and cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 3 medium tart apples, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Layer squash and apples in a 13x9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Mix brown sugar, flour and cinnamon; sprinkle over top. Drizzle with butter.
  2. Bake, covered, until squash and apples are tender, 45-55 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 120 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 36mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 4g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat.

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