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Stuffed Acorn Squash
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
50 mins
Total Time
1 hr 5 mins

Healthy and yummy recipe!

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: healthy dinner, stuffed acorn squash
Servings: 4
Calories: 375 kcal
Author: Wondermom Wannabe
  • 4 acorn squash halved and seeded
  • 1/2 lb ground turkey
  • 1-2 T olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 small yellow onion diced
  • 1/2 lb mushrooms diced
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • 10 oz frozen spinach thawed and drained
  • 1 Tbs fresh thyme
  • 1/4 cup vegetable or chicken broth
  • grated Parmesan
  • 2-3 cloves garlic minced (optional)
  • 1/2 bell pepper diced (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. Brush each acorn squash half with 1 tsp olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Place cut side down on cookie sheet.
  3. Bake squash at 400° for 30 minutes.
  4. While squash is baking, brown ground turkey in a skillet. Drain fat and then add onion and mushrooms. If desired, also add minced garlic and diced bell pepper. Sauté until onion is translucent. Add rice, spinach, thyme, and broth. Mix well.

  5. Remove squash from oven. Divide stuffing between squash halves. Sprinkle each squash half with grated parmesan.
  6. Roast at 400°F for 15-20 minutes until golden.
Nutrition Facts
Stuffed Acorn Squash
Amount Per Serving
Calories 375 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 154mg7%
Potassium 2221mg63%
Carbohydrates 66g22%
Fiber 11g46%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 10455IU209%
Vitamin C 78mg95%
Calcium 255mg26%
Iron 6mg33%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.