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Cranberry-Apricot Delicata Squash

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Take a sweet, nutty twist on a classic holiday side with this Cranberry-Apricot Delicata Squash from Eating Well!

cranberry delicata apricot squash

Makes: 4 servings, about 2/3 cup each
Active Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

• 1 pound delicata squash (about 1 large)
• 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
• 1 tablespoon apple cider or apple juice
• 1/4 teaspoon salt
• 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
• 1/4 cup chopped dried apricots
• 1/4 cup dried cranberries
• 2 tablespoons finely chopped chives
• 2 tablespoons toasted sliced almonds (see Tip)

1. Cut squash in quarters lengthwise; scoop out the seeds. Very thinly slice crosswise.
2. 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.
3. 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.

Per serving: 171 calories; 9 g fat (1 g sat, 6 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 25 g carbohydrates; 4 g added sugars; 2 g protein; 5 g fiber; 151 mg sodium; 435 mg potassium.
Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (225% daily value), Vitamin C (26% dv).
Carbohydrate Servings: 1
Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fruit, 2 fat

Recipe and photo courtesy of Eating Well

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