Walnut and Onion Stuffed Squash Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings2
CuisineCourse
MethodSpeciality
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Acorn squash2 Medium
 Canned pearl onions2 Cup (32 tbs), drained (Or Fresh Cooked)
 Coarsely chopped walnuts1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Butter1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Light molasses1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Cinnamon1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Nutmeg1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 994 Calories from Fat 445

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 51 g77.7%

Saturated Fat 20.7 g103.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 80.6 mg

Sodium 309.8 mg12.9%

Total Carbohydrates 141 g47.1%

Dietary Fiber 13.8 g55.3%

Sugars 36.4 g

Protein 12 g23.9%

Vitamin A 73.8% Vitamin C 142%

Calcium 42.7% Iron 48.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1. In a bowl, take squash. Microwave on high for 2-3 minutes or until done.
2. Cut it along with its length and remove seeds. Season cavity.
3. In a separate bowl, make a filling of onions and walnuts. Fill it in the squash.
4. In a bowl, microwave butter on high for 30 seconds or until it melts.
5. In another bowl, make a mixture of molasses, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Add it to butter and mix it well.
6. Microwave on high 1 minute or until done.
7. Fill the above mixture into squash.
8. Microwave on high for 3-4 minutes brushing with glaze. Remember to rotate it 1/4th turn after 1 ½ to 2 minutes of cooking.

SERVING
9. To serve Filled Squash garnish with parsley.
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