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Stuffed Acorn Squash
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Rating: 4.2/5 (25 votes cast)

Meal Type: Dinner
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Cook Method: Oven
Difficulty: Easy
Cuisine: American
     Serving Size: 2 - Change
Nutritional Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 2

Amount Per Serving
Calories 345
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 18g
27%
Saturated Fat 7g
10%
Unsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 80mg
27%
Sodium 368mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate 24g
8%
Dietary Fiber 3g
12%
Sugars 6g
Protein 23g
Vitamin A  12%Vitamin C  31%
Calcium  8%Iron  11%
Potassium  26%Vitamin E  0%
** Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutritional Data from USDA SR21 Database. Nutritional information is estimated and may vary.

Stuffed Acorn Squash

Recipe Tags: Vegetable Recipes

Date Added: August 07, 2014
This exquisite dish is a very unique and delicious side dish for entertaining family and friends. The best time to make this dish is during the holiday seasons and early in the fall.

Ingredients:

1 lb Acorn Squash
6 oz Lean Ground Pork
1/4 cup Celery Chopped
1/4 cup Onion Chopped
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1/4 teaspoon Curry Powder
1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/2 cup Unsweetened Applesauce
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Directions:

1. Spray a 10x6x2 baking dish with Pam. Halve squash; discard seeds. Place squash, cut side down, in baking dish.

2. Bake, uncovered, in 350 deg F oven 50 minutes.

3. Meanwhile, for stuffing, in a skillet cook turkey, celery, and onion till meat is no longer pink and vegetables are tender. Drain off fat.

4. Stir in salt, curry powder, and cinnamon; cook 1 minute more. Stir in applesauce and bread cubes.

5. Turn squash cut side up in dish. Place stuffing in squash halves.

6. Bake uncovered, 20 minutes more.

7. MICROWAVE Directions: Place squash, cut side down in a 10x6x2" microwave-safe baking dish. Micro-cook on 100% power (high) for 6 1/2-8 1/2 minutes or till tender. Set aside.

8. In a 1 qt casserole cook turkey, celery, and onion, covered, on high for 2-3 minutes or till turkey is no longer pink, stirring twice.

9. Drain. Stir in curry powder, salt, and cinnamon.

10. Cook 30 seconds more. Stir in applesauce and bread cubes. Spoon into squash halves.

11. Cook, uncovered, on high for 3-4 minutes or till heated through.

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Dietary Notes:
This recipe is a good source of Vitamin A with 12% of your daily recommended intake per serving. This recipe is high in Vitamin C with 31% of your daily recommended intake per serving.
Food Allergy Information:
This recipe contains potential food allergens and will effect people with Pork, Celery, Beef, Onion, Apple allergies.
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