Recipe: Appetizing Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash

Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash.

Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash You can have Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash using 23 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash

  1. You need of Squash.
  2. You need 2 small of Acorn squash.
  3. You need 1 tbsp of butter melted.
  4. It's 1/4 tsp of ground sage.
  5. It's 1/4 tsp of garlic powder.
  6. Prepare 1 tsp of brown sugar.
  7. You need of Stuffing.
  8. It's 1 lb of pork sausage.
  9. You need 1 small of red onion diced.
  10. Prepare 2 of ribs of celery diced.
  11. Prepare 6 of mushrooms chopped.
  12. It's 1 of apple peeled and grated.
  13. It's 1 tsp of garlic.
  14. You need 3 tbsp of fresh parsley.
  15. Prepare 1/2 tsp of ground sage.
  16. It's 1 cup of fine breadcrumbs.
  17. Prepare 1 tbsp of parmesan cheese.
  18. You need 1/2 cup of dried cranberries chopped.
  19. You need 1/4 cup of chopped walnuts.
  20. It's 1/2 tsp of garlic.
  21. Prepare 1 of egg beaten with 1 tsp milk.
  22. You need 1/2 tsp of salt.
  23. Prepare 1/2 tsp of pepper.

Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash instructions

  1. Cut squash in half and remove the seeds.
  2. Melt 1 tbsp butter and add sage and garlic powder.
  3. Paint the inside of the squash with butter mixture and bake in the oven at 350°F for 40 mins. If squash looks dry cover with tinfoil to help steam it for 15 mins.
  4. Fry off pork sausage, drain fat, reserve 2-3 tbsps of fat for frying vegetables. Put cooked pork in a large bowl, set aside.
  5. In frying pan add onion cook till translucent, add celery cook 2-3 mins, add mushrooms cook 2-3 mins, add apple cook 2-3 mins then add to pork in the bowl.
  6. In the bowl with the pork and veg add salt and pepper to taste, sage, breadcrumbs, cranberries, walnuts, parsley, parmesan, garlic and beaten egg and mix well with your hands.
  7. Divide the sausage mixture into 4 portions and fill the squash return to the oven for another 30 mins.
  8. Serve with steamed veg on the side and chunk of buttery garlic bread.