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Macrobiotic Stuffed Squash

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Category: Soups, Vegetarian, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 2 md Acorn squash
  • 1 tb Sesame or corn oil
  • ds Sea salt
  • 1/4 c Onion -- diced
  • 1/4 c Celery -- chopped
  • 1/4 c Mushrooms -- sliced
  • 1 c Whole wheat or corn bread
  • Cubes
  • 1/4 c Pecans -- lightly roasted
  • 1/4 c Seitan -- cubed
  • 1/4 c Apricots, dried --
  • Presoaked
  • 1 tb Parsley, fresh -- finely
  • Chopped (optional)
  • RICH GRAVY-----
  • 3 Shiitake mushrooms -- dry
  • 3 c -- water
  • 1 lg Onion -- thinly sliced
  • 2 tb Tahini
  • 2 tb Soy sauce
  • 5 ts Kuzu
  • 1 tb Mirin


To make squash stuffing:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Wash squash, cut off end and remove hard spots. Cut in half from point to
stem and scoop our seeds.

Lightly brush inside and outside with oil.Rub inside wiht sea salt.

Place cut side down in a lightly oiled baking dish or cast iron pot. Cover
and bake for 30 minutes or until tender. Remove from oven.

Saute onions, mushrooms and celery until tender but firm, about 15 minutes.
Add bread cubes, pecans, seitan and apricots.

Gently stir ingredients together and add 1/2 to 1 cup water to moisten.
Cover pan and simmer for 10 minutes or until water is absorbed.

Fill squash halves with stuffing and place in a lightly oiled baking
pan.Cover and bake for 15 minutes.

Place on a serving platter and garnish withparsley. Serve with gravy.

To make gravy:

Rinsemushrooms and soak in 3 cups water for 1/2 hour. Drain, reserving the
soaking liquid. Cut mushrooms into slices, discarding hard tip of stem.

Saute onions and mushrooms for 125 minutes. Add reserved water, cover and
bring to boil.

Mix together tahini andsoy sauce and gently stir into onions and mushrooms.
Lower heat and simmer for 5 minutes.

Completely dissolve iuzu in 1/2 cup cool water.

Turn heat to high and add kuzu, strring constantly until kuzu begins to

Lower heat, stir in mirin and simmer for 5 minutes.

Serve hot.

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