Baked Squash and Apples

Source: Simply in Season
Date tried: February 16, 2018
Yield: 6 servings
Time needed: about 1 hour

This is a terrific dish. I love it. Family loved it. Win-win all round.

Baked Squash & Apples

Baked Squash and Apples
2 lbs/1 kg butternut or buttercup squash, peeled, seeded, fibers removed, cut into 1/2”/1 cm slices
2-3 baking apples (cored and cut into 1/2”/1 cm slices

1/3 cup/75 ml brown sugar
2 Tbsp. butter, melted
1 Tbsp flour
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground mace (optional)

Preheat oven to 350oF/180oC.

Arrange squash slices in an ungreased oblong baking dish.
Arrange apple slices on top of squash

Combine remaining ingredients in a small bowl and sprinkle on top of apples and squash.
Cover and bake until squash is tender (40-50 minutes).

Use red-skinned apples, peels on, for an attractive, colourful dish.
To make it easer to slice squash, pierce with a sharp knife a few times and microwave on high for 1 minute.

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