Stuffed Acorn Squash Holistic Recipe

Stuffed Acorn Squash Holistic Recipe

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 60 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes

Yield: Makes 4 halves

Serving Size: 1 halve

Stuffed Acorn Squash Holistic Recipe

Nutrition Info: Calories: 495.0 Fat: 23.0g Carbohydrates: 49.8g Protein: 25.7g

Ingredients

  • 2 medium acorn squash, halved and seeds removed
  • 4 slices of bacon, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium granny smith apple, cored, peeled and chopped
  • 1 pound grass fed beef
  • 1/4 cup raw honey
  • 1 tsp pumpkin spice
  • 1/2 tsp dried sage
  • 1/4 tsp unrefined sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp dry gluten free oatmeal (2 tbsp dry quinoa can be used if following a grain free diet)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Place the squash face side down in a large baking dish.
  3. Add about 1 inch of water to the bottom of the pan and bake for 40 minutes.
  4. While the squash is cooking start preparing the filling.
  5. Over medium heat saute bacon for about 4 minutes.
  6. Add apples and onions and saute for another 4 minutes.
  7. Add beef, breaking it up into pieces, and brown slightly for about 5 minutes.
  8. Add honey, pumpkin spice, dried sage, salt and pepper and oats or quinoa and heat a few minutes.
  9. Once squash is done, drain the water and turn the squash over.
  10. Stuff with beef filling and bake for an additional 20 minutes at 350 F
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18 thoughts on “Organic Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe”

  1. Rick says:

    Halle, is the nutritional information listed based per serving or for the entire recipe?

  2. Halle Cottis says:

    It is based on per serving. So half of an acorn squash is what the nutritional info is for.

  3. Rhonda Harader Cain says:

    Bought acorn squash today just for this. : )

  4. Catherine Garbus says:

    am making this right now i actually had all the ingredients and i am much better at cooking than baking :)

  5. Whole Lifestyle Nutrition says:

    LOL Catherine :) Let me know how it turns out. I just had my leftovers for dinner tonight…YUM!

  6. Catherine Garbus says:

    smells great so far :)

  7. Debbie Banks says:

    Although this acorn squash looks awesome, I had to tell you I made your zucchini cookies today and omgosh! were they ever delicious! I too will get an acorn squash as soon as I see one. Thanks again Halle for all of these wonderful recipes!

  8. Catherine Garbus says:

    yum its great :)

  9. Debbie Banks says:

    I have to tell you Halle, my daughter LOVED your zucchini cookies (we all did!) but she just called and said ‘Do you have any of your cookies left, I mean Halles’ cookies?!!’ That was classic. She loves YOUR cooking!

  10. Whole Lifestyle Nutrition says:

    LOL Debbie…Huge smile on my face, thanks :)

  11. Debbie Banks says:

    Oh since I have you here, I just messaged Rhonda about making a butternut squash recipe. I was going to make the soup but don’t have any heavy cream on hand. Do you have a good recipe for it. I want to make it for dinner tonight.

  12. Whole Lifestyle Nutrition says:

    Hey Debbie, You can also use milk or half and half for the soup. Last year I made a butternut squash casserole where I mashed some squash, added some pumpkin spice and some cubed chicken and topped it with some chopped pecans and drizzled it with some butter. It was delicious. You could try something like that?

  13. Debbie Banks says:

    Yes! Minus the chicken since I am having chicken cacciatore with it. Thanks Halle!

  14. Debbie Banks says:

    I did that Halle but I decided to add a sliced apple with the squash. SO good!

  15. Whole Lifestyle Nutrition says:

    oh yum!! Will try that! did you mash the squash?

  16. Debbie Banks says:

    No, I didn’t mash it, I just cut it into pieces and the apple into 1/4″ slices, mixed the pumpkin spice and a little bit of organic sugar and some melted butter and stirred it in, covered it and let it bake for about 50 min. After it cooked I sprinkled macadamia nuts on top.

  17. Rhonda Harader Cain says:

    Had this for dinner and will have some for lunch tomorrow….LOVED it!

  18. TunaTrafficMike says:

    halle mcculloch cottis Look at this conversation! Everyone loves your recipes! We are all going to get so skinny and healthy!

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