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.