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Acorn Squash Stuffed with Apple Couscous


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Ingredients:

  • 1 c Couscous
  • 1 c Apple juice
  • 1/4 c Prunes, pitted & chopped
  • 1/4 c Dried cranberries
  • 1/4 c Dried apples
  • 1/4 c Apple juice concentrate, - thawed
  • 1/4 ts Cardamom, ground
  • 1 tb Maple syrup
  • 4 Acorn squash, halved & - seeded
  • 1/4 c Pecans, toasted & chopped, - optional

Directions:

Place couscous in a small mixing bowl. Set aside.
 
Bring apple juice to a boil in a small saucepan & pour over the couscous. Cover & 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 & place on a baking sheet. Preheat oven to 350F. Fill squash halves with the couscous mixture & bake for 20 minutes. Top with pecans & serve.
 
"Vegetarian Gourmet" Winter, 1995 Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V3 #268
 
Date: Mon, 30 Sep 1996 23:47:59 -0400
 
From: BobbieB1@aol.com