Savory Stuffed Acorn Squash

Any type of squash is delicious on a cold winter day. I happen to have a beautiful acorn squash today that I’ll be stuffing with some hearty vegetables and sweet Italian sausage.  It’s a simple meal that is not only delicious but very comforting.

Savory Stuffed Acorn Squash

Ingredients:


1 Tablespoon butter

1 acorn squash

1 carrot, diced

2 stalks celery, diced

1 medium onion, diced

2 garlic cloves, pressed

2 cups seasoned bread crumbs

1 pound sweet Italian sausage

2 1/2 cups vegetable stock

1 teaspoon poultry season

Salt and Pepper

2 teaspoons brown sugar

1 Tablespoon butter

Parmesan Cheese, shaved

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degress. Cut acorn squash lengthwise and scoop out inside.

Acorn Squash Scooped

Place face down in baking dish with one-inch of water. Cook uncovered for 20 minutes.

Acorn Squash Faced Down

Meanwhile, saute in 1 Tablespoon of butter onion, carrot and celery until tender. Add garlic. stir and remove from heat.

In a mixing bowl mix together bread crumbs, Italian sausage, vegetable stock, poultry seasoning and salt and pepper to taste.

Remove squash from oven, drain water and turn face up. Stuff squash with mixture and cover with foil. Cook for one hour or until squash is tender. Remove foil, sprinkle with brown sugar and butter and bake for another 15-20 minutes. Remove from oven a sprinkle freshly shaved Parmesan cheese. Serve.

Savory Acorn Squash

 

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Noel is a CEO and Mother of 4 who can be found blogging from her home office, who’s passionate about family, nutrition, fitness and supporting others reach their health & fitness goals. Noel uses her blog to share about simple, healthy recipes, nutrition tips, walking, workouts and a little sprinkle of life! She created Noel’s Kitchen Tips teaching families how to make budget friendly meal and healthy recipes. She’s blessed to have the opportunity to be able to teach busy moms and families how to use food and cooking as a means of bringing family mealtimes back to the table and stay healthy.

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