With the honey, butter and cinnamon sauce drizzled on top and the sprinkling of pomegranate arils, this slow-cooker acorn squash is almost like a dessert. You can also drizzle the sauce over oatmeal and baked apples for breakfast.

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Source: Everyday Slow Cooker

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Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
2 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
8
Nutrition Profile:
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Pour the water into a 6-quart slow cooker. Place the acorn squash quarters, flesh side up, in the slow cooker. Stir together the honey, butter, cinnamon, cumin, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Drizzle the honey mixture over the squash. Cover and cook on HIGH until tender, 2 hours to 2 hours and 30 minutes. Sprinkle evenly with the pomegranate arils and cilantro.

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Nutrition Facts

108 calories; protein 1g; carbohydrates 22g; dietary fiber 2g; sugars 12g; fat 3g; saturated fat 2g; sodium 245mg; added sugar 9g.
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