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Braised Acorn Squash

Round out a weeknight meal with this quick and healthful accompaniment.


  • 1 medium squash
  • 3 cups apple cider
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons butter
  • salt and pepper

How to Make It

  1. Cut a medium squash in half lengthwise, scoop out seeds with a large metal spoon and cut squash into 1/2-inch-thick slices.

  2. Place squash slices in a large skillet, cover with apple cider and add butter. Bring to a simmer. Cover skillet and cook until squash is tender, about 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.