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Pineapple Stuffed Acorn Squash

Ingredients
  Acorn squash 2 Medium, cut into half lengthwise
  Nonfat cottage cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Crushed pineapple 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), well drained and crushed
  Minced parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Minced scallions 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) From the squash halves, discard the seeds.

MAKING
2) In a 7X11 inch baking dish, place the halves, cut side facing down.
3) Microwave the squash on high for 3 minutes.
4) Now, rearrange the pieces and microwave again on high for 4 minutes. Check if the pieces can be easily pierced with a fork.
5) Now, flip the pieces to make the cut sides face up.
6) Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix together the cottage cheese, pineapple, parsley and scallions.
7) Into each squash half, spoon this mixture evenly.
8) You can microwave the stuffed squash on high for 1 minute so that the filling turns slightly hot.

SERVING
9) Before serving, cut a thin slice from the bottom of the squash shells so that the shells sit firmly on a plate. Serve fresh.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Dish: 
Stuffing
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Squash
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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