Sausage and Rice-Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe

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Sausage and Rice-Stuffed Acorn Squash
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  1. Preheat oven to 425°.
  2. Place whole squashes in a roasting pan. Bake at 425° for 30 minutes or until just tender. Let stand for 15 minutes. Halve squashes. Scoop out seeds; discard.
  3. Preheat broiler to high.
  4. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add Italian sausage to pan; sauté 5 minutes or until browned, stirring to crumble. Remove sausage from pan; drain on paper towels. Wipe drippings from pan with a paper towel.
  5. Return pan to medium-high heat. Add oil; swirl to coat. Add onion; sauté 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add celery; sauté 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in sausage, rice, and next 5 ingredients (through Parmesan). Divide rice mixture evenly among squash halves. Sprinkle evenly with Swiss cheese. Arrange squash halves on a baking sheet; broil 4 minutes or until golden and cheese is melted.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 2187.14 Kcal (9157 kJ)
Calories from fat 1074.01 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 119.33g 184%
Cholesterol 94.12mg 31%
Sodium 2013.8mg 84%
Potassium 2275.66mg 48%
Total Carbs 239.72g 80%
Sugars 33.95g 136%
Dietary Fiber 12.78g 51%
Protein 55.17g 110%
Vitamin C 22.5mg 37%
Iron 4.6mg 25%
Calcium 782.1mg 78%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 227.5 Kcal (952 kJ)
Calories from fat 111.72 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.41g 184%
Cholesterol 9.79mg 31%
Sodium 209.47mg 84%
Potassium 236.71mg 48%
Total Carbs 24.93g 80%
Sugars 3.53g 136%
Dietary Fiber 1.33g 51%
Protein 5.74g 110%
Vitamin C 2.3mg 37%
Iron 0.5mg 25%
Calcium 81.4mg 78%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 52.9
  • 61

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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