Crispy Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash
Requiring only a handful of ingredients, this crispy sausage stuffed acorn squash is easy to make and full of flavor. If you’re looking for an easy dish for fall, look no further – it’s one of the best. It’s simple, delicious and comes together in no time!
Acorn squash are a versatile vegetable—you can stuff them, saute them, mash them, and more; they go from dinner to dessert effortlessly.
Sweet filings like brown sugar and maple syrup or savory fillings like sausage and onion showcase the acorn squash’s flavor profile—sweet, nutty, mild, and mellow.
Less than ten ingredients—here’s what you’ll need:
◉ Acorn Squash
◉ Pork Sausage
◉ Yellow Onion
◉ Red Bell Pepper
◉ Garlic Powder
◉ Salt and Pepper
How To Make The Crispy Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash
◉ Slice acorn squash in half and remove seeds.
◉ Fill a baking pan to 1/2 inch with hot boiling water; place squash—cut side down—in pan, cover with foil, and steam for 30 minutes at 400 degrees.
◉ While the squash cooks, brown sausage; drain off fat.
◉ Add red pepper, onion, bread crumbs, paprika, garlic powder, salt and pepper to sausage.
◉ Season squash halves with salt and pepper; fill centers with sausage mixture.
◉ Reduce oven heat to 375 degrees and bake—uncovered—for 30 minutes.
What Goes with Crispy Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash?
This is a great dish to serve for brunch. It goes great with scrambled or fried eggs and toast —or cinnamon rolls if you’re feeling fancy.
Is your dinner bell ringing? Serve this dish with skillet fried cabbage and soft, buttered dinner rolls.