Scroll down for a fuss-free selection of Acorn Squash Recipes.
The Acorn Squash is a winter squash with a deep green rind and a sweet, yellowish fruit inside.
The squash is regarded as a fruit, rather than a vegetable, because of the seeds at the center.
Acorn Squash is native to North America, and was consumed by Native Americans for centuries, then passed along to European settlers.
Because the Acorn Squash was abundant, easily grown, nutritious, and easy to prepare, many Acorn Squash Recipes have been developed over the centuries.
The Acorn Squash Recipes shown below will work just as well with other winter squashes, such as Butternut squash, or Pumpkin.
Here are some easy and delicious Acorn Squash Recipes, but feel free to improvise to suit your personal taste, and create your own Acorn Squash Recipes.
Acorn Squash Recipes
Baked Acorn Squash
Your finished recipe should look something like the photo shown above.
Makes 2 servings per Acorn Squash, at less than 100 calories per serving.
(don't make too much fuss over calories, just eat moderate portions)
Serve as a side dish or a snack.
Shown above is one of America's most popular Savory Acorn Squash Recipes
Apple Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash
But you can use your imagination to invent your own stuffed Acorn Squash Recipes using your favorite ingredients.
Acorn Squash is compatible with most ingredients. Here are some popular examples
Just follow approximately the directions for the recipe above and see how that works for you.
Look below for links to more creative recipe ideas.