Stuffed Acorn Squash


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Looking for a savory dish to warm your home and your appetite? This is easy, hearty and healthy! Add a side salad and you have a full meal deal.

 

Ingredients:

2-3 acorn squash
Olive oil, as needed
Salt and pepper, as needed
1 cup onion, chopped
½ lb of ground turkey or sausage
1 stalk of celery, sliced
1/2 a red pepper, diced
1 apple, diced
Rosemary, as needed
2 cloves of garlic, minced
Goat feta or parmesan, as needed

Directions:

1. 2-3 acorn squash, ends cut off and cut in half and cleaned. Brush sparingly with oil, sprinkle with salt and pepper and bake in 400* oven for 40 minutes.
2. While the squash is baking, add  1 TBSP oil to frying pan and saute 1 cup chopped onion, ½ lb of ground turkey/turkey sausage, stalk of celery, red pepper, diced apple, salt, pepper, rosemary and 2 cloves of garlic.
3. Fill baked squash halves, sprinkle with a bit of cheese and bake again for 20 more minutes.
4. Should you prefer to make this a vegetarian dish, use 2 stalks of celery, a whole pepper, handful of chopped baby spinach and a couple chopped mushrooms in the saute and remove meat (and cheese if vegan). You can also sprinkle with a TBSP of walnut pieces if you like.