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stuffed acorn squash

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

Two of these make a hearty meal.

yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 1 Hr 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For stuffed acorn squash

  • 2
    acorn squash, halved and seeded
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 md
    onion, chopped
  • 4 clove
    garlic, minced
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 c
    cooked rice
  • 1
    granny smith apple, peeled, cored, and diced
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 tsp
    curry powder
  • 4 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 4 Tbsp

How To Make stuffed acorn squash

  • 1
    Preheat oven 350 degrees F. Place the squash cut side down in a baking dish. Pour the water around the squash. Place foil over top the dish and bake for 60 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, cook the beef, onion, and garlic until the meat is done. Season with salt and pepper. Drain. Add the rice, apple, pepitas, and curry powder. Cook until the apple is softened.
  • 3
    Remove the squash from the oven. Pour out the water, turn the squash over, and season with salt. Place a Tbsp of brown sugar and a Tbsp of butter in each half of squash. Fill each half with the meat mixture and add back to oven for 20 more minutes. Serve.