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Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe

Ingredients

  • Acorn Squash typically one squash for every two people, but adjust depending on size of squash
  • salt
  • pepper
  • olive oil
  • Fillings:
  • Celery Apple, Ground Sausage
  • Onion Celery, Carrots, Ground Beef
  • Onion Mushrooms, Garlic
  • Or simply…butter or coconut oil diced apples. cinnamon and nutmeg
  • Rice omit, or substitute pepitas if grain free
  • Raisins / Other Dried Fruit
  • Nuts / Seeds
  • Tomatoes
  • Bread Crumbs * omit if grain free

Instructions

  1. Cut squash in half.
  2. Remove seeds and save for roasting.
  3. Place cut sides down in a pan with a shallow amount of water (approximately 1/2 inch deep).
  4. Bake for 40-50 minutes at 375 or until almost soft.
  5. While squash is baking prepare your filling by sauteing the items of your choice over low heat until tender.
  6. Once squash can be easily pierced with a fork, remove from oven and carefully place each 1/2 squash on a plate.
  7. Using your fillings of choice, place a heaping amount into the hollowed out squash.
  8. Top with salt and pepper and a drizzle of olive oil.
  9. Enjoy!