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Acorn Squash Stuffed with Apple Couscous

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Category: Vegetarian, Fruit

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Couscous
  • 1 c Apple juice
  • 1/4 c Prunes, pitted & chopped
  • 1/4 c Dried cranberries
  • 1/4 c Dried apples
  • 1/4 c Apple juice concentrate,
  • -- thawed
  • 1/4 ts Cardamom, ground
  • 1 tb Maple syrup
  • 4 Acorn squash, halved &
  • -- seeded
  • 1/4 c Pecans, toasted & chopped,
  • -- optional


Place couscous in a small mixing bowl. Set aside.

Bring apple juice to a boil in a small saucepan & pour over the couscous.
Cover & set aside until the juice is absorbed. This will take 15 minutes.

Stir in the fruit, apple juice concentrate, cardamom & maple syrup. Set

Steam squash halves until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain & place on a
baking sheet. Preheat oven to 350F. Fill squash halves with the couscous
mixture & bake for 20 minutes. Top with pecans & serve.

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