Butternut Squash with Apple and Bacon

Butternut Squash is the star in this wonderful Autumn dish. Paired with sweet apples, and smoky bacon it is sure to be a hit on your holiday table!

If you are assigned a side dish this Thanksgiving, consider bringing this one. It is easy to make and so delicious! An old classic recipe with a few of my tweaks to just put it over the top. I added in the crumbled bacon and the chopped pecans to the recipe, and I can not imagine making it without them.

Besides a holiday meal, I also like to add in some sliced kielbasa once in a while to make it a one dish autumn dinner that my husband loves!

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Butternut Squash with Apple & Bacon


2 lb. butternut squash
2 apples cored and cut into 1/2 slices
3 -4 slices thick bacon, cooked and crumbled.
1/2 c packed brown sugar
1/4 cup softened butter or margarine
1 Tablespoon Flour.
Optional: 2 Tablespoons chopped pecans

Preheat over to 350°
Cut squash in half. Removed seeds and fibers.
Cut squash into 1 inch cubes, cutting off the rind from each cube as you work.

Pour squash cubes into ungreased baking dish.
Top with apple slices and bacon crumbles.

In small bowl mix together, brown sugar, butter, and flour.
Sprinkle sugar mixture on top of squash dish.
Sprinkle chopped pecans on top of sugar mixture.
Bake 350° for 50- 60 minutes, till squash is tender.

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