Stuffed Pattypan SquashSubmitted by: IMWONDERWOMAN
IntroductionThis is a delicious heart healthy side dish that is a great compliment to fish or chicken. This is a delicious heart healthy side dish that is a great compliment to fish or chicken.
2 small pattypan squash
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
1 cup fresh baby spinach, chopped
2 Tbsp. olive oil
salt & pepper to taste
For extra flair sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
Prepare Squash: Cut stem and top off of squash just barely cutting any flesh away from squash. Slice squash in half lengthwise. Scoop seeds and flesh from squash making a small bowl in the middle. Save flesh. Brush flesh sides of squash with 1 Tbsp. olive oil. Use salt and pepper to taste. Place squash flesh side down on baking dish in preheated oven for 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, heat 1 Tbsp olive oil in a small skillet. Chop flesh of squash. Add squash, onion, garlic, baby spinach, and salt and pepper to heated oil. Sauté on med heat until all ingredients are soft.
Turn squash over on baking dish so bowl side us up. Spoon all saute'd vegetables evenly into squash halves. Bake an additional 20 minutes, or until squash is soft and ready to eat.
Makes 2 servings, 2 halves each.
Serving Size: 2 servings, 1 squash each
Number of Servings: 2
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user IMWONDERWOMAN.