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Kiwifruit Ginger Spiced Squash    Veg  HT    ACC   55mins

Serves 4        Hot Vegetarian Vegetables Kiwi Fruit Nuts   Accompaniment   Gluten Wheat Free Eggless

1 Whole Acorn Squash, halved widthways and deseeded
3 Kiwifruit, peeled and chopped
2 tbsp melted Butter or Margarine
2 tbsp Brown Sugar
teasp Ground Ginger
2 tbsp chopped Walnuts


1. Preheat the oven to 180C, 350F, gas Mark 4. Place the squash cut sides down in shallow ovenproof dish and add enough boiling water to come to a depth of 12mm/ -inch. Cover with aluminium foil and bake for 25 minutes.

2. Peel and chop 2 of the kiwifruit, place in a food processor or liquidiser and process until smooth.

3. Add the melted butter, brown sugar, and ginger and pulse to blend. Set aside.

4. Remove the squash from the oven, carefully pour off the water from the baking tin containing and turn the squash cut sides up.

5. Fill the hollows with the kiwifruit mixture then return to the oven, uncovered, and bake for a further 10 minutes or until the squash is just tender.

6. Slice the remaining kiwifruit and arrange over the squash. Sprinkle with the nuts and return to the oven for 5 minutes. Serve immediately.


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Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.

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