Acorn Squash Stuffed with Apple Couscous Recipe
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Acorn Squash Stuffed with Apple Couscous
Yield: 8 Servings
1 cup couscous
1 cup apple juice
1/4 cup prunes, pitted & chopped
1/4 cup dried cranberries
1/4 cup dried apples
1/4 cup apple juice concentrate, thawed
1/4 tsp. cardamom, ground
1 tbsp. maple syrup
4 acorn squash, halved & seeded
1/4 cup pecans, toasted & chopped (optional)
Place couscous in a small mixing bowl. Set aside.
Bring apple juice to a boil in a small saucepan and pour over the couscous.
Cover and set aside until the juice is absorbed. This will take 15 minutes.
Stir in the fruit, apple juice concentrate, cardamom & maple syrup. Set aside.
Steam squash halves until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and place on a baking
Preheat oven to 350ºF.
Fill squash halves with the couscous mixture.
Bake for 20 minutes. Top with pecans & serve.
"Vegetarian Gourmet" Winter, 1995