Have you tried acorn squash? You need to. This healthy stuffed acorn squash is a fall favorite recipe.
Scoot over spaghetti squash, you’ve got competition. This savory healthy stuffed acorn squash sheet pan recipe is amazing! Not only does it smell like a mix between Christmas and Thanksgiving but it’s a beautiful dish. If you’re have a fall or winter gathering this would be a great meal to serve. Your guests will be impressed without you having to take a whole lot of time preparing.
This was my first time cooking this delightful starchy vegetable and I was very impressed with how easy it was! I liked that I didn’t have to put in all the extra effort like I do with other squashes spending time scraping out the insides. Another plus is that it’s a perfect serving size and can be easily split between two people!
Another bonus is, you will end up with extra stuffing which can be used on a salad, in eggs, or mixed in with a vegetable side. The savory spices and sweetness from the crasins. make it an unforgettable meal.
Savory Stuffed Acorn Squash Nutrition Info:
Acorn squash: contains vitamin A, niacin, folate, thiamine and vitamin B-6, but it is an especially good source of vitamin C.
Apple: are high in fiber, vitamin C and various antioxidants! An apple a day keeps the dietitian away.
Celery: dietary fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, potassium and manganese! Just because celery is low in calories doesn’t mean it’s an insignificant nutrient source!
Cranberries: good source of vitamin C, dietary fiber, and manganese! Adds the perfect amount of sweetness.
Need another stuffed squash recipe to try? My zucchini boats are always a hit!