Acorn Squash Rings With Cranberries & Apples Recipe
1 squash, acorn
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup cranberries
1/4 cup sugar, brown packed
1/2 cup apple, finely chopped
1 tsp cornstarch
2 tsp water, cold
Fat grams per serving: Approx. Cook Time: :12
Cut un peeled squash into 1/4 rings with sharp knife. Remove and
discard seeds. Place in shallow dish & set aside. In 4 cup measure
cook butter at High 30-45 seconds or till melted. Stir in cranberries
and brown sugar. Cook, uncovered plastic wrap at High 2-3 min or till
skins have popped, stirring once. Stir in apple; spoon in each ring.
Cover and cook at High 5-7 min or till tender. Drain juice with 1 cup
measure. Dissolve cornstarch in cold water, whisk into juices. Cook
at High 30-45 seconds till thickened. Pour over rings.
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* Replace sugar with splenda.
Recipes that call for sugar can be changed to make use of a sugar substitute like splenda. It has a different density so you will need to expirement with it and it might not be perfect for every dish, but it does a decent job most of the time.
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If you have taken the time to convert your tasty chocolate cookie or muffins recipe using soya flour, you really shouldn't mix in those high carb sugar-rich chocolate. Chop up a reduced carbohydrate chocolate bar into tiny pieces and use that as an alternative.
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