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5 from 10 votes

Pressure Cooker Simple Sweet Acorn Squash

Pressure Cooker Simple Sweet Acorn Squash is a versatile & healthy winter vegetable that can be sweetened or stuffed with meat and rice.
Prep Time4 mins
Cook Time4 mins
Total Time8 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: All types, American
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 160kcal
Author: Jill Selkowitz



  • 1 Acorn Squash cut half and cleaned



  • Cut and clean Acorn Squash. 
  • Mix together seasonings and then divide amongst both halves.
  • Add one cup of water to Pressure Cooker cooking pot and place Trivet.  Carefully place Acorn Squash on top of Trivet.
  • Lock on Lid and close Pressure Valve.
  • Cook at High Pressure for 4 minutes.
  • When Beep sounds, wait 10 minutes and then release the rest of the pressure
  • Dust with Nutmeg, if desired,


For softer texture, cook for 5-7 minutes.


Calories: 160kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 58mg | Potassium: 748mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 966IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 2mg