Frozen Acorn Squash


Quality: Select firm, mature squash with a hard rind.


  1. Cook until soft in boiling water, in steam, in a pressure cooker or in an oven.
  2. Remove pulp from rind and mash.
  3. To cool, place pan containing acorn squash in cold water and stir occasionally.
  4. Package, leaving ½-inch headspace. Seal, label and freeze.

This recipe applies to all winter squash.


So Easy to Preserve, 5th ed. 2006