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Acorn Squash Recipes - Recipes using acorn squash

Although considered a winter squash, the acorn squash is of the same family as summer squash, which includes zucchini. Butternut squash and pumpkin can often be used interchangably with acorn squash, and vice versa so you may also wish to check out pumpkin recipes.

Acorn Squash Cooking Tips
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Acorn Squash and Pear Pie Recipe
Acorn squash tastes almost like pumpkin in this creamy pie recipe which also includes fresh pears, ginger, and cinnamon. It takes a bit of time to make from scratch, but it is not difficult. The result is well worth your time.

Acorn Squash Cake with Streusel Topping Recipe
Acorn squash fills in for pumpkin in this cake wiith a sweet streusel topping. Butternut squash will also work.

Acorn Squash Stuffed Pasta Recipe - Tortelloni di Zucca Recipe
Cheese, acorn squash, and ham make a wonderful pasta filling for homemade tortelloni (tortellini), and the tomato cream sauce is quick and easy. The pasta dough comes together quickly in a food processor or mixer with a dough hook. You may omit the ham, if need be.

Acorn Squash Stuffed with Apples Recipe
Loaded with apples, brown sugar, butter, and cinnamon, it is like an acorn squash stuffed with apple pie.

Acorn Squash with Rice, Pineapple and Molasses Recipe
Here is an interesting mix of savory vegetables with sweet fruits and molasses. Use the squash shells as serving bowls.

Apple Couscous Acorn Squash Recipe
Apples, cranberries, prunes, pecans, and maple syrup flavor the couscous stuffing for acorn squash.

Asparagus Acorn Squash Rings Recipe
A simple apple cider and walnut sauce tops asparagus and acorn squash rings.

Beef Stuffed Squash Recipe
The natural sweetness of acorn squash melds beautifully with spiced ground beef, vegetables, and corn. Serve with a salad and biscuits for a full meal.

Cornish Hens with Acorn Squash Recipe
Acorn squash, apple cider, cinnamon sticks and prunes go beautifully with Cornish game hens for a satisfying fall dinner.

Cranberry Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe
Orange marmalade, cranberries, brown sugar, sweet onions, and spices sweeten up acorn squash cooked in the microwave.

Crockpot Beef with Acorn Squash Recipe
Beef goes great with acorn squash in this thick stew made in the crockpot. Browning of the meat helps avoid that greyish color often associated with crockpot meat. However, if you are in a hurry, you can skip the browning step and toss the raw meat in with everything else.

Crockpot Harvest Pork Chops Recipe
Boneless pork loin chops are slow-cooked in the crockpot with acorn squash and apples for a hearty harvest meal. The sauce is sweet and tangy with the flavor of oranges, sure to be a family favorite.

Curried Acorn Squash Recipe
A delightfully different way to prepare spiced acorn squash, it is lightly sweetened with brown sugar and coconut.

Fennel and Acorn Squash Whip Recipe
Fennel and Acorn Squash Whip Recipe. Simple and easy, acorn squash is blended with fresh fennel and orange juice for a delightful combination of flavors.

Granola-Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe
Granola, apple juice, and ginger make a delicious and easy stuffing for acorn squash.

Ham and Acorn Squash Skillet Dinner Recipe
This is a great way to use up leftover ham. Ham patties top buttered acorn squash all in one skillet. Kids love this dish. If acorn squash is not in season, try substituting sweet potatoes.

Harvest Pork Pot Roast Recipe
This pork pot roast is enhanced with potatoes, carrots, acorn squash, apples, and spices for a hearty harvest meal. Fresh pumpkin may be substituted for the acorn squash.

Potatoes & Parsnips in Acorn Squash Bowls Recipe
Acorn squash pulp and parsnips add flavor to potatoes baked in the squash bowls. A new take on twice-baked potatoes.

Pumpkin Candy Recipe
Delicious candy is made from fresh pumpkin and flavored with maple sugar. You can make this with acorn squash with little change in taste, but the pumpkin color is more attractive.

Scalloped Acorn Squash and Spinach Recipe
Swiss cheese and spinach make an interesting complement to acorn squash in this casserole.

Spicy Acorn Squash Stew Recipe
Acorn squash and boneless chicken form the base for this healthy spicy stew topped with crispy tortilla strips. If you do not want to waste the energy to heat up the oven for the tortilla strips, use a toaster oven or substitute bagged tortilla chips.

Squash Risotto Recipe
Classic risotto gets a hearty twist from acorn squash instead of rice, plus onion, garlic, rosemary, and sunflower seeds. Risotto needs constant stirring, so you will get some exercise making this dish.

Stuffed Squash Blossoms Recipe
If you are lucky enough to have a garden full of zucchini, acorn squash, pumpkin or other squash, try stuffed squash blossoms. These are stuffed with an herbed cheese mixture, dipped in a light beer batter, and then fried to a golden brown.

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