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By January 11, 2022August 31st, 2022No Comments

Apple and Cranberry Stuffed Acorn Squash

With Mazola® Canola Oil

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SERVING SIZE

4 SERVINGS

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TOTAL TIME

1 HOUR 43 MINUTES

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SKILL LEVEL

BEGINNER

Ingredients:

  • 2 acorn squash, split, seeds removed
  • 1 teaspoon plus 1 tablespoon Mazola Canola Oil
  • 1/4 cup diced celery
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 1 cooking apple, cored and chopped
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon leaf thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Split squash in half lengthwise and remove seeds.
  3. Brush cut edges with 1 teaspoon oil Place cut side down on rimmed baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 40 to 60 minutes or until squash is nearly tender.
  5. Remove from oven.
  6. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in large skillet over medium-high heat.
  7. Add celery and onion and cook for 2 to 3 minutes until just tender.
  8. Add apples and cook for 2 minutes.
  9. Add cranberries, walnuts, orange juice, cinnamon, thyme and salt and pepper. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes on low.
  10. Turn squash over and divide apple filling between the squash.
  11. Return to oven and bake 15 to 20 minutes or until apple stuffing is tender.
  12. Serve a 1/2 squash or cut each half into 2 to 3 wedges.
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