Healthy Recipes
Authored By:  California Dried Plum Board
The ginger gives this dish added warmth.
Diet Types: Low Fat, Vegetarian, Wheat Free
Ingredients:
  • 1 cup pitted dried plums, coarsely chopped
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 acorn squash
  • Boiling water as needed
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Serves: 4
    Cooking Time: 30 minutes - one hour
    Instructions:
    Heat oven to 350 degrees. In small bowl, combine dried plums, orange juice, sugar, peel and ginger; set aside. Halve squash; remove seeds and membrane. Arrange squash cut sides down in 13X9 inch baking pan. Add 1/2 inch boiling water. Cover tightly with aluminum foil. Bake 20 minutes. Invert squash, brush with butter and spinkle with salt; fill cavities equally with dried plum mixture. bake, uncovered, 10 to 15 minutes longer or until squash is tender.

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