Twice Baked Butternut Squash (with quinoa and gorgonzola)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 260.7
  • Total Fat: 10.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 20.0 mg
  • Sodium: 276.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.3 g
  • Protein: 9.2 g

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Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    Butternut squash
    Olive oil
    Shallots
    Quinoa
    Water
    Gorgonzola cheese

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 400˚. Slice butternut squash in half and scoop out seeds. Place each half cut side down in a 913 pan and pour of water in the bottom. Place in oven and bake until tender, about 45-60 minutes. Once done, remove and set aside.
3. Rinse quinoa and set aside. In a medium pan heat olive oil over medium low heat. Dice shallots, add to oil, and saute until shallots are fragrant. Stir in quinoa and water. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer at let cook until water is absorbed, 12-15 minutes.
3. While quinoa cooks, scoop out butternut squash, leaving a -1/2″ on the sides and bottom. Drain water from pan and return butternut squash to the pan, cut side up.
4. Mash butternut squash and stir in gorgonzola cheese. Once quinoa is done, add it to the butternut squash. Taste and add salt if need be.
5. Scoop filling evenly into butternut squash halves. Sprinkle with gorgonzola cheese and return to oven. Let bake for 10-15 minutes or until cheese has melted and the tops begin to brown. Remove from oven, cut eat half in half, and serve.
6. Evenly spread filling back into butternut squash

Serving Size: 4

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DEVVYCDN.