Cheesy Bacon Acorn Squash

Cheesy Bacon Acorn Squash

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 488.6
  • Total Fat: 34.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 119.1 mg
  • Sodium: 1,036.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.9 g
  • Protein: 16.1 g

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Number of Servings: 2


    1 acorn squash, halved and seeded
    3 T butter
    1 c. diced celery
    1 c. finely chopped onion
    1 c. fresh mushrooms, sliced
    8 pieces turkey bacon, cooked and crumbled
    1/4 c. frozen spinach, thawed and drained
    1/8 tsp salt
    1 pinch ground black pepper
    1 tsp chopped parsley
    1/4 c. shredded cheddar


Preheat oven to 350 F. Place squash cut side down in a glass dish. Cook in microwave for 20 mins on high, until almost tender. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt butter and add celery and onion; saute until transparent. Stir in mushrooms; cook 2-3 mins more. Add bacon and spinach; stir until well mixed. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and parsley. Divide mixture in half, spoon into the squash, and cover. Bake 15 mins in the preheated oven. Uncover, sprinkle with cheese, and put back in the oven until the cheese bubbles, about 5-7 mins.

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

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MATHLOVER76.

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  • A full meal & quite different to the usual though would use fish or meat instead dislike any bacon. - 5/27/19

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  • Bacon cheese and butter?? Hardly a light version. - 11/11/18

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  • Incredible!
    I didnt add the mushrooms because no one in my house is a mushroom fan but it is delicious!!! - 9/3/18

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