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Italian Meat Loaves in Squash Bowls Recipe
|Acorn squashes||3 Medium|
|Melted butter/Melted margarine||2 Tablespoon|
|Ground beef||1 1⁄2 Pound|
|Soft bread crumbs||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (From 3 Slices)|
|Catsup||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Oregano leaf||1 Teaspoon, crumbled|
|Grated parmesan cheese||2 Tablespoon|
Calories 904 Calories from Fat 499
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 56 g85.6%
Saturated Fat 22.3 g111.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 195.6 mg
Sodium 1191.7 mg49.7%
Total Carbohydrates 73 g24.2%
Dietary Fiber 8.9 g35.7%
Sugars 5.5 g
Protein 39 g78.4%
Vitamin A 51% Vitamin C 108.3%
Calcium 30.7% Iron 36%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1) Preheat oven to 375°F before baking.
2) Cut squashes into half and then remove seeds, but do not peel.
3) Apply melted butter or margarine in the hollows and season lightly with salt and pepper.
4) In a medium-size bowl, mix together ground beef, bread crumbs, egg, catsup, salt, and oregano.
5) Divide the mixture evenly so as to stuff squash halves, mounding them well.
6) Top with cheese and place the squashes upright in a shallow baking pan.
7) Uncover and bake for 45 minutes in preheated oven.
8) Wrap with a foil and again bake for 1 more hour until squashes are soft.
9) Serve hot.