Acorn Squash Filled with Savory Spinach

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 127.0
  • Total Fat: 4.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 5.5 mg
  • Sodium: 416.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.3 g
  • Protein: 5.5 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    2 sm acorn squash
    1 tbl FILIPPO BERIO Olive Oil
    1/2 x 10 Oz -package frozen chopped spinach - thawed
    and drained
    4 oz ricotta cheese fat free
    1/2 tbl Parmesan cheese -- grated
    1/8 tsp black pepper
    1/16 tsp salt
    1/16 tsp ground nutmeg


Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Cut squash crosswise in half. Scoop out seeds and fibers; discard. Brush insides and outsides of squash halves with olive oil.
Place in large shallow roasting pan. Bake, uncovered, 35 to 40 minutes or until tender when pierced with fork.
In medium bowl, combine spinach, ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, pepper, salt and nutmeg. Spoon equal amounts of spinach mixture into squash halves. Bake, uncovered, an additional 10 to 15 minutes or until heated through.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BOXERMOM19.

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  • Cooked as per directions - only difference is that I used fresh spinach. Was a very bland dish... will have to tweak. - 12/14/16

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  • really liked this receipe. i didn't use the olive oil and used fresh spinach. Yum! I also squeezed the spinach to get the water out. - 1/11/11

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  • Delicious! Just a little too wet with spinach simply drained; I squeezed mine nearly dry. - 11/17/07

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