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Stuffed Acorn Squash

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“Got this from an online friend. We thought it was good. The cranberries really give it a kick.”
READY IN:
1hr 25mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Coat a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Prepare rice according to package directions, and set aside.
  4. Arrange the squash halves, cut side down, on the prepared baking sheet.
  5. Bake 40 minutes, or until tender.
  6. Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees.
  7. Scoop out the squash pulp, carefully leaving a 1/4 inch shell.
  8. Place pulp in a small bowl.
  9. In a skillet, heat the margarine over medium heat.
  10. Add the onion and cook, stirring, until tender (3 to 5 minutes).
  11. Stir in the cooked rice, squash pulp, lemon juice, and sage, mixing well and breaking up the squash pulp into smaller pieces.
  12. Stir in the cranberries, walnuts, and brown sugar.
  13. Divide the stuffing to fill the acorn squash shells.
  14. Place the shells on the baking sheet. (You may have to trim a bit off the bottom of some shells to keep them from turning over.).
  15. Bake for 15 minutes, or until heated through.
  16. Season with salt and pepper.

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