Slow Cooker Maple Acorn Squash Recipe

Slow Cooker Maple Acorn Squash Recipe. This slow cooker maple acorn squash recipe is the perfect fall side dish! Great as an accompaniment to pork, turkey and chicken entrees, this is one delicious, easy to make squash recipe your entire family will enjoy.


This slow cooker maple acorn squash recipe is the perfect fall side dish! Great as an accompaniment to pork, turkey and chicken entrees, this is one delicious, easy to make squash recipe your entire family will enjoy.

Slow Cooker Maple Acorn Squash Recipe


Notes:

• This is only a portion for two people, so use a small slow cooker. If you want to make more – say for your entire family – double or triple the recipe (depending on how many servings you would like) and use a larger slow cooker.

• If you would like to know how to easily cut open an acorn squash, simply click here for directions. Hubby figured it out years ago and it makes splitting open an acorn squash easy-peasy!

Slow Cooker Maple Acorn Squash Ingredients:

• 1 Acorn Squash, large
• ½ cup Apple Juice (you can substitute water if you do not have apple juice)
• 2 tsp Cinnamon
• 2 TBSP Butter
• 2 TBSP Brown Sugar
• ¼ cup Walnut Pieces
• ¼ cup Maple Syrup (or as desired)

Slow Cooker Maple Acorn Squash Mise en Place:

Slow Cooker
Parchment Paper or Non-stick Spray
Measuring Cup
Measuring Spoons
• Knife
Mallet
• Cutting Board
• Spoon
• Bowl

Slow Cooker Maple Acorn Squash Recipe. This slow cooker maple acorn squash recipe is the perfect fall side dish! Great as an accompaniment to pork, turkey and chicken entrees, this is one delicious, easy to make squash recipe your entire family will enjoy.


Slow Cooker Maple Acorn Squash Directions:

• Wash the acorn squash and cut in half, vertically.
• Using a spoon, scoop out inner seeds and strings and dispose of them.

Slow Cooker Maple Acorn Squash Recipe. This slow cooker maple acorn squash recipe is the perfect fall side dish! Great as an accompaniment to pork, turkey and chicken entrees, this is one delicious, easy to make squash recipe your entire family will enjoy.


• Cut each half of the acorn squash into quarters.
• Line your slow cooker pot with parchment paper or spray with a non-stick spray.
• Pour in the apple juice.
• Place acorn squash quarters into the slow cooker pot.

Slow Cooker Maple Acorn Squash Recipe. This slow cooker maple acorn squash recipe is the perfect fall side dish! Great as an accompaniment to pork, turkey and chicken entrees, this is one delicious, easy to make squash recipe your entire family will enjoy.


• Season with cinnamon.
• Cut the butter into pieces and add it to the slow cooker pot.
• Add the brown sugar.

Slow Cooker Maple Acorn Squash Recipe. This slow cooker maple acorn squash recipe is the perfect fall side dish! Great as an accompaniment to pork, turkey and chicken entrees, this is one delicious, easy to make squash recipe your entire family will enjoy.


• Cook on low for 4 – 5 hours or until the squash is very tender.
• Remove the acorn squash pieces and with a spoon, scrap the meat off the peel of the squash, place in a bowl.
• Add a few tablespoons of the cooking juices into the squash and mash together.
• Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Slow Cooker Maple Acorn Squash Recipe. This slow cooker maple acorn squash recipe is the perfect fall side dish! Great as an accompaniment to pork, turkey and chicken entrees, this is one delicious, easy to make squash recipe your entire family will enjoy.


• Place into a serving bowl and garnish with the walnut pieces and drizzled maple syrup.
• Serve immediately.


Slow Cooker Maple Acorn Squash Recipe

This slow cooker maple acorn squash recipe is the perfect fall side dish! Great as an accompaniment to pork, turkey and chicken entrees, this is one delicious, easy to make squash recipe your entire family will enjoy.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 4 Hours
Total Time: 4 Hours 10 Minutes

Ingredients:

1 Acorn Squash, large
½ cup Apple Juice
2 tsp Cinnamon
2 TBSP Butter
2 TBSP Brown Sugar
¼ cup Walnut Pieces
¼ cup Maple Syrup

Directions:

• Wash the acorn squash and cut in half, vertically.
• Using a spoon, scoop out inner seeds and strings and dispose of them.
• Cut each half of the acorn squash into quarters.
• Line your slow cooker pot with parchment paper or spray with a non-stick spray.
• Pour in the apple juice.
• Place acorn squash quarters into the slow cooker pot.
• Season with cinnamon.
• Cut the butter into pieces and add it to the slow cooker pot.
• Add the brown sugar.
• Cook on low for 4 – 5 hours or until the squash is very tender.
• Remove the acorn squash pieces and with a spoon, scrap the meat off the peel of the squash, place in a bowl.
• Add a few tablespoons of the cooking juices into the squash and mash together.
• Season to taste with salt and pepper.
• Place into a serving bowl and garnish with the walnut pieces and drizzled maple syrup.
• Serve immediately.

Makes 2 servings Slow Cooker Maple Acorn Squash

Slow Cooker Maple Acorn Squash Recipe. This slow cooker maple acorn squash recipe is the perfect fall side dish! Great as an accompaniment to pork, turkey and chicken entrees, this is one delicious, easy to make squash recipe your entire family will enjoy.


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