Smoked Acorn Squash

Smoked Acorn Squash
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  • Total: 2 hrs 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 2 hrs
  • Yield: Serves 6
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
149 Calories
10g Fat
14g Carbs
2g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: Serves 6
Amount per serving
Calories 149
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 19mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Protein 2g
Calcium 41mg 3%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This recipe is a great side dish for any smoked meats or can be a delicious addition to soups and stews. Put the squash in the smoker for a few hours before you are ready to eat.

Ingredients

  • 3 acorn squash (halved and seeded)
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) butter
  • 3 teaspoons (45 mL) olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) nutmeg

Steps to Make It

  1. Apply olive oil to cut side of acorn squash.

  2. Cover with foil, making sure to poke holes to let steam and smoke through.

  3. Prepare smoker. Place squash on smoker rack cut-side down. Smoke at 225 degrees F/100 degrees C for 1 1/2 to 2 hours.

  4. When squash is done, remove from smoker and allow to sit.

  5. Meanwhile, melt butter, sugar, and spices in a saucepan.

  6. Place a spoonful on each squash half when ready to serve.