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Stuffed Acorn Squash

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Category: Low Calorie, Meat, Vegetables, Microwave

 Ingredients List

  • Sm Acorn Squash (1 lb)
  • 1/4 c Chopped Celery
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/4 ts Cinnamon
  • Slice raisin bread, cubed
  • 6 oz Lean ground Pork or Turkey
  • 1/4 c Chopped Onion
  • 1/4 ts Curry powder
  • 1/2 c Unsweetened Applesauce


Spray a 10x6x2 baking dish with Pam. Halve squash; discard seeds. Place
squash, cut side down, in baking dish. Bake, uncovered, in 350 deg F oven
50 minutes.
Meanwhile, for stuffing, in a skillet cook turkey, celery, and onion
till meat is no longer pink and vegetables are tender. Drain off fat. Stir
in salt, curry powder, and cinnamon; cook 1 minute more. Stir in
applesauce and bread cubes.
Turn squash cut side up in dish. Place stuffing in squash halves. Bake
uncovered, 20 minutes more.

MICROWAVE Directions:
Place squash, cut side down in a 10x6x2" microwave-safe baking dish.
Micro-cook on 100% power (high) for 6 1/2-8 1/2 minutes or till tender.
Set aside. In a 1 qt casserole cook turkey, celery, and onion, covered, on
high for 2-3 minutes or till turkey is no longer pink, stirring twice.
Drain. Stir in curry powder, salt, and cinnamon. Cook 30 seconds more.
Stir in applesauce and bread cubes. Spoon into squash halves. Cook,
uncovered, on high for 3-4 minutes or till heated through.
Per serving: 306 calories, 23 g protein, 38 g carbohydrates, 8 g fat, 63
mg cholesterol, 384 mg sodium, 1171 mg potassium.

Culled from the Better Homes & Gardens "Diet Recipe Card Library".

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