Slow Cooker Acorn Squash With Bacon and Brown Sugar

Acorn Squash
Photo: Diana Rattray
Ratings (7)
  • Total: 7 hrs 30 mins
  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Cook: 7 hrs
  • Yield: 2 Acorn Squash (4 Servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
156 Calories
13g Fat
8g Carbs
3g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Bacon and brown sugar perfectly flavor this easy slow cooker acorn squash recipe in just a few simple steps. 

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps 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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