Ground Beef Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe

Ground Beef Stuffed Acorn Squash is a delicious and hearty dish that combines the sweetness of acorn squash with savory ground beef. The acorn squash is roasted until tender and then filled with a flavorful mixture of ground beef, onions, garlic, and spices. This dish is perfect for a cozy dinner or a special occasion. The combination of flavors and textures makes it a satisfying and comforting meal.

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10minstotal
55minsPrep
15minsCook
10m.total
55m.Prep
15m.Cook
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Ingredients for Ground Beef Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe

  • 1/2 Acorn Squash
  • 1/4 pound Ground Beef
  • 1/4 Onion, Diced
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon Paprika
  • 0.13 teaspoon Chili Powder
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste

Directions: Ground Beef Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  • STEP 2.Cut the acorn squash in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds.
  • STEP 3.Place the squash halves cut-side down on a baking sheet and roast for 30-35 minutes, or until tender.
  • STEP 4.While the squash is roasting, heat a large skillet over medium heat and add the ground beef.
  • STEP 5.Cook the ground beef until browned, breaking it up into small pieces with a spoon.
  • STEP 6.Add the onions and garlic to the skillet and cook until the onions are softened.
  • STEP 7.Stir in the spices and cook for an additional minute.
  • STEP 8.Remove the skillet from the heat and set aside.
  • STEP 9.Once the squash is tender, remove it from the oven and flip the halves over.
  • STEP 10.Fill each squash half with the ground beef mixture.
  • STEP 11.Return the stuffed squash to the oven and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes, or until heated through.
  • STEP 12.Serve the Ground Beef Stuffed Acorn Squash hot and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • You can add some grated cheese on top of the stuffed squash before baking for an extra cheesy flavor.
  • Feel free to customize the spices according to your taste preferences.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Storage and Serving

  • Serve the Ground Beef Stuffed Acorn Squash as a main dish with a side salad or steamed vegetables.
  • You can also serve it as a side dish alongside roasted chicken or grilled steak.
  • To reheat leftovers, place them in a microwave-safe dish and heat in the microwave until heated through.
Nutrition
value
515
calories per serving
21 g Fat27 g Protein53 g Carbs7 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    21g
  • Protein
    27g
  • Carbs
    53g
  • Fiber
    7g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    53g
  • Protein
    27g
  • Fiber
    7g

Fats

  • Fat
    21g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    65mg
  • Iron
    7mg
  • Vitamin A
    391mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    6mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    53mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    16mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    126mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    377mg
  • Selenium
    19mcg
  • Zinc
    6mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp