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Raisin-Apple Stuffed Squash

Raisin-Apple Stuffed Squash

Sweet and comforting, this stuffed squash will warm you to the bone, filled with apples and raising and topped with maple syrup. This dish can be served any time.

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  • 2-1/2 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 2/3 c. cooked rice
  • 1/2 tart apple; peeled, cored and diced
  • 3/4 c. California golden raisins
  • 2 tsp. chopped pecans
  • 1-1/2 tbsp. chopped onion
  • 1 tsp. minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp. melted butter
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 acorn squash, cut in half and seeds removed
  • Maple syrup, as needed


1 Preheat oven to 375°F. Cut squash in half lenghtwise and remove seeds. Set aside.
2 In large bowl, mix maple syrup, rice, apple, raisins, pecans, onion, parsley, butter and cinnamon together well.
3 Divide and spoon into cavity of squash, mounding as needed to use all the filling.
4  Arrange on baking sheet and cover with foil.
5 Bake 1 hour, or until tender. Drizzle with additional maple syrup. Divide and serve hot.

Source: California Raisin Marketing Board