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Acorn Squash with Spiced Applesauce and Maple Drizzle


Atkins Acorn Squash with Spiced Applesauce and Maple Drizzle
9.7g
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 8 Minutes
Style:American
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Phase: Phase 3
Difficulty: Moderate

0.7g

Protein

3.3g

Fat

2.2g

Fiber

72.8kcal

Calories

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 squash (4 inch dia) Acorn Winter Squash
  • 5 tsp Unsalted Butter Stick
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 3/4 cup Applesauce (Without Added Ascorbic Acid, Unsweetened, Canned)
  • 1/8 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp Sugar Free Maple Flavored Syrup

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Cut squash in half, remove seeds and then cut into 6 wedges.
  2. Line a sheet pan with aluminum foil. Melt 1 tablespoon (3 teaspoons) butter and brush on squash; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Place on pan and bake until squash is fork tender, about 20 minutes.
  3. In a small pot heat the applesauce, about 3 minutes. Stir in 2 teaspoons butter and cinnamon and cook 30 seconds more.
  4. Serve squash with a dollop of applesauce mixture and a drizzle of syrup (about 1/2 teaspoon each).

Cooking Tip

Having a party? When planning your low carb spread, think about which dishes you can make in advance and which need fresh ingredients that day.

How to Calculate Atkins Net Carbs

Atkins Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols/Glycerin (if applicable)

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