Slice delicata as thinly as you can, toss it in the steamer and you have an almost instant side dish. We like it tossed with dried cranberries, apricots and sliced almonds, but try it with any dried fruit and nuts you have on hand. Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 2010

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cut squash in quarters lengthwise; scoop out the seeds. Very thinly slice crosswise.

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  • Bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a saucepan fitted with a steamer basket. Steam the squash until just tender, 5 to 7 minutes.

  • Whisk oil, cider (or juice), salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add the squash, apricots cranberries and chives; toss to coat. Serve sprinkled with almonds.

Tips

To toast sliced almonds, place in a small dry skillet and cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until fragrant and lightly browned, 2 to 4 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

172 calories; 8.7 g total fat; 1.1 g saturated fat; 151 mg sodium. 436 mg potassium; 24.7 g carbohydrates; 4.8 g fiber; 13 g sugar; 1.9 g protein; 11227 IU vitamin a iu; 16 mg vitamin c; 22 mcg folate; 56 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 41 mg magnesium; 4 g added sugar;

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Rating: 4 stars
10/29/2011
Easy to make. Very tasty! Forgot the almonds. Had them on the table - but forgot them. Will try them on the leftovers tomorrow. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
10/29/2011
Sounds great can't wait to try it. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
10/29/2011
I added some sliced firm apples and steamed them with the squash. Other than that I followed the recipe. I took it to a pot luck and it was all gone! Read More
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