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Acorn Squash Equivalents, Measures, and Substitutions

Most winter squashes are interchangeable in recipes

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Acorn Squash

© 2009 Peggy Trowbridge Filippone

Acorn Squash Equivalents, Measures, and Substitutions

Most winter squash, including pumpkin, buttercup, and butternut, can be used interchangeably in recipes. Need to know how much acorn squash to use in your recipes? Here are some equivalents.

• 1/3 to 1/2 pound raw unpeeled squash = 1 serving
• 1 pound peeled squash = 1 cup cooked, mashed
• 2-1/2 pounds whole squash = 2-3/4 to 3 cups pureed
• 1 pound trimmed squash = 2 cups cooked pieces
• 1 pound squash = 2 to 3 servings
• 12 ounces frozen squash = 1-1/2 cups

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