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Squash -Apple Casserole

USDA Mixing Bowl
serves 6

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Steps

1. Wash and prepare squash and apples (for extra fiber, keep peel on apples).

2. Alternate layers of squash and apples in 8x8 inch pan; end with apples.

3. Sprinkle spices over top layer.

4. Cover with aluminum foil.

5. Bake at 350 degrees for 45-60 minutes, until squash is tender.

Notes

What a delicious autumn side dish! Use your favorite varieties of apples and winter squash for this tasty recipe.

Ingredients

2 1/2 cups winter squash (such as acorn, butternut or hubbard)

1 1/2 cups apples (cooking, such as Macintosh, Granny Smith or Rome)
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon cinnamon

Materials

More About Butternut Squash

How to Select

Choose a squash heavy for its size.

How to Store

Store in a cool, dark place for up to a month. Once cut, refrigerate unused portion.

How to Prepare

Add to stews and soups, steam and drizzle with olive oil, prepare in a curry, bake and stuff with apples, add cooked squash to a canned black beans with a dash of cinnamon and cumin, mash with yams, seasoned with ginger and cinnamon, or simply cube and roast.