Stuffed Acorn Squash

Stuffed Acorn Squash

A quick one-dish meal for an autumn supper.

15 min. prep time
4 servings
151 Rating


2 small acorn squash, cut in half, seeded
4 teaspoons firmly packed brown sugar
3/4 pound lean ground beef
1 medium apple, cored, chopped
3/4 teaspoon onion salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon curry powder


Place squash halves into ungreased 9-inch square microwave-safe baking dish, cut-side up. Place 1 teaspoon brown sugar into each squash half. Cover with plastic food wrap. Microwave on HIGH, turning once, until crisply tender (5 to 8 minutes).

Meanwhile, place ground beef in 10-inch skillet. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until browned (3 to 4 minutes). Add all remaining ingredients. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until apple is softened (2 to 3 minutes). Drain off fat. Uncover squash; spoon about 1 cup ground beef mixture into each squash half. Cover; microwave on HIGH, turning once, until squash is tender (7 to 8 minutes).

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 320

Fat: 12g

Cholesterol: 50mg

Sodium: 380mg

Carbohydrates: 41g

Dietary Fiber: 7g

Protein: 16g

Recipe #8031©2005Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

This is a good use of acorn squash and pork tenderloin. I like the tenderloin and was looking for new recipes when I found this one. As a single I had leftovers for another meal.

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