Weight Watchers Golden Squash recipe – 2 points


Weight Watchers Golden Squash recipe - 2 points

Weight Watchers Golden Squash recipe
Makes 6 servings

3 lbs (about 1-2) acorn or butternut squash
1 onion, finely chopped
2 tablespoons butter or olive oil
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, fresh grated
2 tablespoons lemon zest
salt and pepper, to taste
1 tablespoon brown sugar (optional)
fresh mint, rosemary or flat leaf parsley (optional)

1. Preheat the oven to 375° F.
2. Prick the squash with the tip of a knife and place it in a pan in the oven.
3. Bake the squash for about 50-60 minutes, or until tender when pierced – depending on size (you could also microwave it for about 20 minutes).
4. Remove the squash from the oven and let it cool a little, then cut it in half. Scoop out the seeds and fibers and discard.
5. Scoop out the flesh and blend it until smooth (adding a but of orange juice or water or orange juice to help puree).
6. Warm the butter or olive oil in a pan over low heat.
7. Add the onion and saute for about 15 minutes (until very soft and sweet), add the brown sugar if using.
8. Add the pureed squash, lemon zest, nutmeg, ginger and cinnamon, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
9. Cook over very low heat for about 5-10 minutes (until dry), stirring often.
10. Transfer to a warmed serving dish and sprinkle with parsley, mint or rosemary (optional).

WW POINTS per serving: 2
Nutritional information per serving: 126 calories, 4.9g fat, 4g fiber

Photo credit: Nimz

You might also like these side dish recipes:

Incoming search terms for this recipe: butternut squash, weight watchers squash recipes, weight watchers acorn squash recipe, weight watchers acorn squash recipes, acorn squash, weight watchers butternut squash recipes, golden squash recipe, butternut soup, weight watchers acorn squash, acorn squash weight watchers points, WEIGHT WATCHERS RECIPE FOR ACORN SQUASH, Winter squash, how many weight watchers points in acorn squash, acorn squash weight watchers, Weight Watchers Squash Recipe, acorn squash points, butternut squash recipes, WEIGHT WATCHER SQUASH RECIPES, squash and garlic soup, putternut squase sop, weight watcher points in acorn squash, weight watchers recipe for squash, google weight watchers butternut soup recipes, danish squash weight watcher points, Weight Watchers Points for acorn squash, ww squash recipes, acorn squash recipe weight watchers, acorn squash recipes weight watchers, weight watchers buttersquash curry soup, weight watcher points for acorn squash

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

One Response to “Weight Watchers Golden Squash recipe – 2 points”

  1. [...] Weight Watchers Golden Squash recipe – 2 points [...]

Leave a Reply