Stuffed Acorn Squash

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 385.4
  • Total Fat: 10.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 70.1 mg
  • Sodium: 287.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 52.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.9 g
  • Protein: 27.6 g

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Family Circle October 2011 Stuffed Acorn Squash Family Circle October 2011 Stuffed Acorn Squash
Number of Servings: 4


    2 Medium Acorn Squash, halved and seeds removed
    4 slices bacon, diced
    1 medium onion, trimmed and diced
    1 granny smith apple, peeled, cored, and diced
    1 lb ground beef (I used 93% lean)
    1/4 c packed dark-brown sugar
    1 t pumpkin pie spice
    1/2 t dried sage
    1/4 t salt
    1/4 t pepper
    2 T dry bread crumbs


1. Heat oven to 350. Place squash cut-side down on a baking dish. Add 2 cups water to dish and bake for 40 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat for 4 minutes. Add onion and apple. Cook an additional 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3. Stir in ground beef. Cook, breaking meat apart with wooden spoon, 5 minutes. Add brown sugar, pumpkin pie spice, sage, salt, and pepper. Cook 1 minute. Remove from heat and stir in breadcrumbs.
4. Drain water from baking dish and flip over squash. Spoon meat mixture into squash halves. Return to oven and bake at 350 for 20 minutes. Serve warm.

Serving Size: 4 servings (1/2 squash each)

Number of Servings: 4

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