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Acorn Squash Dip

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Acorn Squash Dip

Added by: on Mar 24th, 2013
This is a fun and healthy dip, served warm with pita bread and Polish sausage slices!
Rating:
5
Prep Time:
15 min
Cook Time:
1 h
Ready In:
1 h 15 min

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Original Recipe Yield: 15 servings
 

Ingredients:

  • 1 acorn squash, halved, cleaned of seeds
  • 1 tablespoon butter, ghee, or olive oil
  • 1/2 onion, very finely chopped
  • 4-5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon or so curry powder
Nutrition Facts
Acorn Squash Dip

Servings Per Recipe: 15

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 48

  • Total Fat: 3.5 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 1.6 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 8.3 mg
  • Sodium: 104.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 4 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 0.6 g
  •     Sugars: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 0.8 g
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Directions:

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First of all, preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Place the acorn squash halves in a pan filled with a little water. Bake them uncovered for at least one hour; poke them to make sure they're cooked through.

2

Set them aside to cool. Once they're cool, remove the squash from the peel and coarsely chop it.

3

Meanwhile, heat the butter in a saucepan. Add the onion and cook over fairly low heat until it's practically translucent. Add the garlic and stir it in for a few seconds. Then add the squash. Beat it down with your wooden spoon to mix with the onion and garlic, and let it cook, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes.

4

Place the cream cheese in a large bowl and warm it up if necessary. Place a ricer over the bowl with the cream cheese, and rice the squash mixture using the disc with fairly small holes.

5

When you're done, whisk the cream cheese and squash together. Add the salt and curry powder. Taste and check for seasoning.

6

Serve the dip warm.

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Kathy M

Kathy M

By: Kathy M on Mar 29th, 2013
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You have some great recipes

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