Onion Filled Squash Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time5 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Acorn squash2 Medium
 Frozen small onions in cream sauce10 Ounce (1 Package)
 Salt To Taste
 Bacon flavored bits/2 slices bacon1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), crisply fried and crumbled
 Chopped green pepper1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Buttered bread crumbs1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1086 Calories from Fat 224

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.1%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 19 mg

Sodium 2408.2 mg100.3%

Total Carbohydrates 199 g66.5%

Dietary Fiber 27.3 g109%

Sugars 8.8 g

Protein 46 g92.3%

Vitamin A 124% Vitamin C 323.4%

Calcium 53.7% Iron 85.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. Pierce whole squash and set aside.
2. PIace slit pouch of frozen onions in 1 1/2-quart glass casserole.
3. Place squash on upper rack in oven and onions on bottom shelf.
4. Microwave both for 6 to 8 minutes on HIGH, or until onions are warm. Remove onions and continue cooking squash for 4 minutes on HIGH.
5. Cut squash in half; remove seeds. Place, cut-side-up, in 2-quart (8 x 8) glass baking dish; sprinkle with salt. Empty onion pouch into casserole; stir in bacon and green pepper. Fill centers of squash with onion mixture; sprinkle with bread crumbs. Remove rack from oven.
6. Microwave squash for 10 to 11 minutes on HIGH, or until tender. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
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