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Butternut Squash | Apple Recipes

Butternut Squash

Give it an "A." Just one cup of butternut squash boasts close to three times the recommended daily allowance of vitamin A*. It's also high in vitamin C and a good source of fi ber, magnesium, and potassium. Need a kid-pleasing recipe? Try this sweet and savory side dish.

Serves: 6

Total Time: about 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 butternut squash (about 2 pounds), peeled and cut into ¾-inch cubes
  • 3 medium apples, peeled, cored, and cut into small cubes
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

Instructions

Heat the oven to 350°. Lightly oil a large baking pan, then combine the butternut squash and apples in the pan.

In a small bowl, stir together the sugar, flour, and cinnamon. Sprinkle the mixture over the squash and apples, pour the melted butter on top, and cover the dish.

Bake until the ingredients are fork-tender, about 45 minutes.

Nutritional Information:

Per serving (about 1 cup): Calories 176 ● Total Fat 4 g (6% DV) ● Saturated Fat 2 g (12% DV) ● Cholesterol 10 mg (3% DV) ● Sodium 40 mg (2% DV) ● Total Carbohydrate 37 g (12% DV) ● Fiber 5 g (21% DV) ● Sugars 19 g ● Protein 2 g (4% DV) ● Vitamin A 15,255 IU (325 % DV) ● Vitamin C 36 mg (60% DV)

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