Instant Pot Acorn Squash

Instant Pot Acorn Squash
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In 25 minutes, you can make this instant pot acorn squash easily. It's sweetened with maple syrup and is great as a side dish.

Prep: 5 mins
Release: 7 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 27 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup, (optional)
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 acorn squash, medium, halved and seeded

Instructions

  1. Divide sugar, maple syrup, butter, and cinnamon between both halves of acorn squash.
  2. Add 1 cup of water into an electric pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®) and place trivet inside. Carefully place squash halves on top of trivet. Lock lid and close pressure valve.
  3. Select High pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 5 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.
  4. Release pressure using the natural-release method, which will take about 7 minutes. Release any remaining pressure according to manufacturer's instructions. Unlock lid, carefully remove squash, and serve.

Nutrition

  • Sugar: 23g
  • :
  • Calcium: 114mg
  • Calories: 238kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 48g
  • Fat: 6g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g
  • Potassium: 809mg
  • Protein: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 82mg
  • Vitamin A: 1059IU
  • Vitamin C: 24mg
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