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Meat Stuffed Acorn Squash

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This Meat Stuffed Acorn Squash is simply fabulous ! Try this sweet creamy spiced beef filled squash for your next meal ! Your suggestions for this Meat Stuffed Acorn Squash are welcome.
  Acorn squash 2 Medium
  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Packed brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 8 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1. Cook squash. Cut squash in half; scoop out seedy centers. Cover with plastic wrap.
2. Put ground beef into a 9-inch glass pie plate. Cover with waxed paper. Cook in microwave oven 4 minutes at High, or until meat is no longer pink; break meat apart and stir with a wooden spoon once. Drain and set aside.
3. Put onion and 1 tablespoon butter into a 1-cup glass measuring cup. Cook uncovered in microwave oven 2 minutes at High. Add to ground beef along with 1 teaspoon salt, the brown sugar and nutmeg; stir.
4. Scoop out some of the cooked squash from each half, leaving a 1/4-inch rim; add to beef mixture and mix with a fork. Set squash halves on a microwave-oven-safe platter.
5. Put 1 teaspoon butter into each squash half and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Spoon one-quarter of meat-and-squash mixture into each squash shell. Top with 1 teaspoon butter and sprinkle with nutmeg, if desired. Cover with plastic wrap. Cook in microwave oven 4 minutes at High.
6. Let stand covered 5 minutes.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2589 Calories from Fat 1487

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 166 g256%

Saturated Fat 72.7 g363.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 438.3 mg146.1%

Sodium 2722.8 mg113.5%

Total Carbohydrates 216 g72%

Dietary Fiber 23.3 g93.4%

Sugars 56.8 g

Protein 89 g178.1%

Vitamin A 137.6% Vitamin C 280%

Calcium 56.7% Iron 83.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Meat Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe