Sausage and Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash
Recipe type: Entree
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Serves: 8 servings
This recipe for Sausage and Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash is the perfect welcoming to fall - aromatic herbs, sweet sausage, and crisp apples make this dish a family favorite!
  • 4 small acorn squash, cut in half
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 packages Sweet Apple al fresco all natural sausage, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 large carrots, diced
  • 3 stalks celery, diced
  • 2 apples,chopped
  • 2-3 bread rolls, or your favorite bread, equal to one cup torn bread
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons fresh sage,chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped
  1. Preheat the oven to 350F. Brush the cut acorn squash with olive oil and season them with salt and pepper. Bake cut side up for about an hour, until golden brown and softened.
  2. While the squash bakes, make the stuffing. In a non-stick pan, sauce the sausage until crispy on all sides and then add the onion, carrots, celery, and apples.
  3. Cook for ten more minutes, until translucent.
  4. Soak the bread in the milk and whisked eggs while the stuffing cools for five minutes.
  5. Add the bread mixture to the cooled stuffing, seasoning with fresh chipped herbs.
  6. Once the squash is out of the oven, stuff with mixture and bake for 30 more minutes.
  7. Serve immediately with a side salad or as is.
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