Baked acorn squash with apricot conserve

Baked acorn squash with apricot conserve


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About this recipe: Perfect for when winter squash is abundant and in season, this easy recipe results in a delicious accompaniment to a roast dinner.


Serves: 4 

  • 1 acorn squash, halved and seeded
  • salt to taste
  • 1 good knob butter
  • 3 tablespoons apricot conserve

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas mark 6.
  2. Place squash halves cut side down in a baking dish. Fill the dish with water to the depth of just under 1cm. Bake 40 minutes in the preheated oven.
  3. Remove squash from oven, and set the oven to grill. Turn squash cut side up in the dish, and season lightly with salt. Place 1 teaspoon butter and 1 1/2 tablespoons apricot conserve in each squash half. Return to oven, and grill 5 minutes, or until butter is melted and squash is lightly browned.

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This is such an easy and tasty way to prepare any squash. I could see it working for many types. I only used 1 tbsp apricot jam in each half and it was delicious - 02 Oct 2012

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