Ingredients: 2 acorn squash 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 4 tablespoons butter. Pinch of salt and pepper. Directions: Cut squash in half; discard seeds. Cook the squash (acorn or butternut) until crisp/tender. Allow to cool a bit. In meantime, saute 1/2 onion chopped & 1 large garlic clove chopped for a few. 2 medium acorn squash; 1/4 cup packed brown sugar; 2 tablespoons butter; 4 teaspoons honey; 1/4 Place squash cut side down in a microwave-safe dish.
Find basic cooking instructions for acorn squash. Learn how to prepare it and get essential tips for making it in the oven or microwave. With the acorn squash cut in half, it's time to cook it. There are a few approaches you can. To cook squash in the microwave, cut squash in 1/2, scoop out the seeds as if you softened and cooked through, about 5 to 7 minutes for 1/2 an acorn squash. Acorn squash are a real late autumn treat! Put both squash cut side down in a micro-safe baking dish and cook for six minutes on high.
Prep. 5 m. Cook. 25 m. Ready In. 30 m. In a microwave safe casserole dish pour enough water to reach 1 1/2 inches in depth. Place the squash halves cut side. No need to be intimidated by acorn squash—it can actually be quickly cooked in the microwave. Eat it as is or whip up a mash.