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Rice Stuffed Acorn Squash

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Category: Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • 3 Acorn squash
  • 2 bn Green onions; white part
  • -only; sliced
  • 1 sm Green pepper; seed and dice
  • 2 tb Olive oil
  • 3 c Cooked rice
  • 1/2 c Chopped pecans
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 c Grated parmesan cheese


Pierce the squaash, and microwave on high (100% power)
for 8-10 minutes or until soft.
Allow to cool, then cut in half lengthwise, cutting a
thin horizontal slice off the bottom of each half to
allow it to sit flat. Scoop out the seeds.
Saute the green onions and green pepper in the oil
until soft, then stir in the rice, stirring well to
coat. Add the nuts and saeson with salt and pepper to
taste. Add the cheese. Pile the rice mixture into the
squash cavity and wrap each squash in foil or plastic
wrap ad freeze. To serve: Un wrap as many halves as
you need. Microwave on high in 3-minute increments
until heated through. To heat in oven, set squash
halves in baking dish, cover with foil and bake at 350
degrees for about 25 minutes, until heated through.

Nutritional info per serving: 308 cal; 39% cal from fat

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