Recipe: Perfect Acorn Squash Boats

Acorn Squash Boats.

Acorn Squash Boats You can cook Acorn Squash Boats using 14 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Acorn Squash Boats

  1. You need 1 large of acorn squash, rinse and dryed (the shell will be the serving vessel ).
  2. It's 4 of chopped green onions.
  3. You need 1 tsp of cajun seasoning.
  4. Prepare 1 dash of salt.
  5. You need 1/2 tsp of black pepper.
  6. It's 1/2 tsp of garlic powder.
  7. It's 1 tsp of sugar.
  8. You need 1 tsp of lemon juice.
  9. It's 1/4 cup of grated parmesan cheese.
  10. Prepare 1/4 cup of sour cream.
  11. Prepare 2 tbsp of butter.
  12. It's 1 tsp of hot sauce your favorite.
  13. You need 1 cup of shredded italian blend cheese.
  14. Prepare 16 slice of pepperoni, cut in half.

Acorn Squash Boats step by step

  1. Place acorn squash on microwavable plate and microwave about 8 minutes, turning halfway through time until a knife inserted goes in with no resistance Cool until cool enough to handle, carefully cut in half so the skin does not tear. discard seeds, remove pulp leaving about 1/4 inche shell. Cut the 2 shell halfs in half so you have 4 pieces of shell to stuff.( I used kitchen scissors to cut shell ).
  2. Place acorn squash pulp and all remaining ingredients, EXCEPT italian cheese blend and pepperoni in a food processor and blend until smooth, add 1/2 of italian cheese and mix in..
  3. Preheat oven to 400. On a foil lined non stick sprayed baking dish big enogh to hold the 4 squash boats in one layer place squash shells. Fill each shell evenly with squash mixture, top with remaining italian cheese, top evenly with pepperoni..
  4. Bake 30 to 40 minutes until hot and cheese is melted..
  5. These are fine made a day or two ahead and kept chilled before the oven bake, just keep in mind the baking time will be a bit longer..