Slow Cooker Acorn Squash With Bacon and Brown Sugar

Acorn Squash
Photo: Diana Rattray
  • 7 hrs 30 mins
  • Prep: 30 mins,
  • Cook: 7 hrs
  • Yield: 2 Acorn Squash (4 Servings)
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Bacon and brown sugar perfectly flavor this easy slow cooker acorn squash recipe in just a few simple steps. 

What You'll Need

  • 2 acorn squash, cut in half and seeded
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 heaping tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 slices bacon, diced

How to Make It

  1. Season acorn squash with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with remaining ingredients. Pour water into slow cooker. Add acorn squash to the crockpot, arranging so they do not rest directly on top of each other.
  2. Cook squash on HIGH 1 hour. Reduce to low and cook for about 6 hours longer, until tender.


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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 156
Total Fat 13 g
Saturated Fat 8 g
Unsaturated Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 35 mg
Sodium 795 mg
Carbohydrates 8 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 3 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)