Scarsdale Diet Vegetarian Acorn Squash Recipe

Vegetarian Acorn SquashIngredients:

    • 1 acorn squash
    • 1/2 tsp. salt
    • 1 medium apple, chopped
    • 1/2 tsp. lemon juice
    • 5 whole pecans or walnuts, chopped
    • 1 pecan or walnut, halved
    • 1 tsp. artificial brown sugar sweetener


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cut acorn squash into halves lengthwise and scrape out seeds
and fiber.
Place halves in baking pan with cut sides down and pour 1/2 inch of water into pan around
them. Bake 20 minutes, or until just tender. Pour off water. Sprinkle salt into squash halves, fill
them with a mixture of the chopped apple, chopped nuts, and lemon juice. Sprinkle sweetener
over the tops of the filled halves. Return to oven and bake 10 minutes, or until filling is piping
hot. Serve with 1/2 nut centered on each half.
Serves 1 or 2.

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