Curried Stuffed Acorn Squash

Curried Stuffed Acorn Squash

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"Accidental recipes are the best and this one is no exception! This is a fancy vegetarian-lover's way to spice up squash without losing the smooth, subtle squash flavor."
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1 h servings 401 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 401 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 14 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 63.5g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 10.1 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 17 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 501 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Wrap each squash half with plastic wrap.
  2. Place wrapped squash, cut side down, in microwave; cook on high until squash is tender, 12 to 15 minutes. Leave squash wrapped while preparing filling.
  3. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir red bell pepper, radish, leek, celery, jalapeno pepper, and garlic in the hot oil until softened, about 10 minutes. Add vegetable stock and rice; stir to combine. Cover and simmer until broth is absorbed and rice is tender, about 45 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle greens into rice mixture; cover and simmer until greens are wilted, about 5 minutes. Add curry powder, curry paste, and walnuts to rice mixture; stir to combine.
  5. Unwrap squash and set halves, cut sides up, into 4 soup bowls. Spoon about 2 tablespoons feta cheese into each squash half. Add a large scoop of rice mixture atop feta layer. Top rice mixture layer with any leftover feta.


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I used bleu cheese for feta; spinach in place of greens; and instead of rice, a mix of 2 parts kef and 1 part millet. I cooked the empty squash halves in more conventional fashion; next time I w...

Healthy and Yummy! I pretty much followed the recipe, except used jasmine rice since I had no brown rice, so shortened the time of simmering to 18 mins. My acorn squash was pretty large so I cu...

This was very good. Cheese really added to the flavor. Thanks for great tasting healthy recipe.

This was excellent! I followed very close only did not have brown rice so used half white and half wild.

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