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March 05, 2009

Healthy Recipe: Acorn Squash Souffle

2958957871_5737f63420 Do you balk at squash unless it's in a pumpkin pie? Preparing winter squash is surprisingly easy and the results are tasty and nutritious. This recipe for acorn squash souffle is courtesy of the American Diabetes Association's recipe generator, MyFoodAdvisor. Check out our upcoming women's program: Mastering Diabetes Through Lifestyle Change, in conjunction with the Joslin Diabetes Center. Early bookings get a discount!

1/2 cup cooked acorn squash
1/2 cup prepared and cooled mashed potatoes
1 egg, beaten
dash of black pepper
dash of salt
1 tsp butter or margarine

For a complete meal, serve with steamed green beans and a whole wheat roll.

1: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Scoop the pulp from the squash into a small bowl.
2: Add the mashed potatoes, egg, pepper, and salt and blend well. Spoon the  mixture into a small casserole dish.
3: Bake for 20 minutes or until slightly puffed and lightly browned. Add butter or margarine to taste.

Photo: Acorn squash by janeyhenning via flickr.

Posted by Emily on March 5, 2009 | Permalink



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Great recipe. Would it be possible to just use egg whites instead of whole egg?

Posted by: JuicingShack | Mar 6, 2009 1:28:12 AM

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