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Wild Rice-Stuffed Winter Squash

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Category: Holiday, Main Dish, Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lg Butternut squash
  • 1 tb Sunflower oil
  • 4 oz Mushrooms; preferably a wild
  • -variety such as crimini,
  • -shiitake, morel or oyster
  • -mushrooms; sliced
  • 2 Garlic cloves; pressedor
  • -minced
  • 3/4 ts Dill seed; coarsely ground
  • 5 Green onions; finely sliced
  • 3 c Wild rice; cooked
  • 1/2 c Hazelnuts or walnuts;
  • -lightly toasted; chopped
  • 2 tb Parsley; minced
  • Pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste


Cut squash in half lengthwise and place cut sidedown in a lightly greased
baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees until just tender. Scoop out seeds and set

Heat oil ina skillet over medium heat. Add mushrooms, garlic and dill seed
and saute 1 to 2 minutes, until mushrooms appear moist. Stir in green
onions, wild rice, 1/3 cup nuts and parsley. Season with pepper and salt to
taste. Cool somewhat.

Spoon stuffing mixture into squash halves and press with back of spoon to
fill cavity completely. Arrange in alightly greased baking dish. Sprinkle
reserved nuts on top. Cover and bake at 350 degrees about 30 minutes, until
suash is steaming when you lift lid. Remove cover and bake about 10 minutes
longer, until top of filling is crisp. Serves 4

Helpful hint: Hazelnuts have a better flavor if skins are removed. Bake
shelled nuts in a preheated 325-degree oven for about 10 minutes, then wrap
them in a kitchen towel and rub off as much of the skins as possible.

Per serving: 291 cal; 7 g prot; 14 g fat; 34 g carb; 497 mg sod; 5 g fiber

Vegetarian Times, Nov. 93/MM by DEEANNE

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