Butternut Squash with Apricot Jam and Pecans
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Accompany the squash with Canadian bacon, cooked according to package directions, and a bowl of your favorite microwave-cooked leafy green.
uncooked butternut squash20 oz, packaged, peeled and cut up
vegetable broth⅓ cup(s)
unsalted butter2 tsp, cut into pieces
apricot jam3 Tbsp, or peach variety
ginger root2 tsp, fresh, peeled and grated
black pepper⅛ tsp
chopped pecans¼ cup(s)
- Stir together the squash, broth, and butter in a large microwavable casserole dish or bowl. Cover the dish with plastic wrap and prick a few holes in the plastic. Microwave on High until the squash is tender, about 9 minutes, stirring once halfway through the cooking.
- Stir in the jam, ginger, and pepper; microwave, covered, on High until heated through, about 1 minute. Sprinkle with the pecans. Yields 1 cup per serving.