Healthy Recipes
Authored By:  California Dried Plum Board
The ginger gives this dish added warmth.
Diet Types: Low Fat, Vegetarian, Wheat Free
Ingredients:
  • 1 cup pitted dried plums, coarsely chopped
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 acorn squash
  • Boiling water as needed
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Serves: 4
    Cooking Time: 30 minutes - one hour
    Instructions:
    Heat oven to 350 degrees. In small bowl, combine dried plums, orange juice, sugar, peel and ginger; set aside. Halve squash; remove seeds and membrane. Arrange squash cut sides down in 13X9 inch baking pan. Add 1/2 inch boiling water. Cover tightly with aluminum foil. Bake 20 minutes. Invert squash, brush with butter and spinkle with salt; fill cavities equally with dried plum mixture. bake, uncovered, 10 to 15 minutes longer or until squash is tender.

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      Nutrition Facts

      Serving Size: 1
      Servings per Recipe: 4
      Amount Per Serving 
      Calories 238
      Calories from Fat 30
       % Daily Value*
      Total Fat 3g5%
        Saturated Fat 2g9%
        Mono Fat 1g 
      Cholesterol 8mg3%
      Sodium 302mg13%
      Total Carbs 55g18%
        Dietary Fiber 8g30%
      Protein 2g 
      Iron15%
      Calcium8%
      Vitamin B-615%
      Vitamin C26%
      Vitamin E4%
      Vitamin A14%
      Selenium4%
      Manganese20%
      Copper15%
      Zinc3%
      Pantothenic acid8%
      Niacin9%
      Riboflavin6%
      Thiamin13%
      Folate7%
      Potassium24%
      Phosphorus9%
      Magnesium17%
      * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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