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Stuffed Acorn Squash

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  Nonstick spray coating 1
  Acorn squash 1 Small
  Lean ground pork/Turkey 6 Ounce
  Chopped celery 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Curry powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Dash
  Unsweetened applesauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Raisin bread slice/Whole wheat bread 1 , cubed

Spray a 10x6x2 inch baking dish with nonstick coating.
Halve squash; discard seeds.
Place squash, cut side down, in baking dish.
Bake, uncovered, in a 350° oven 50 minutes.
Meanwhile, for stuffing, in a skillet cook pork, celery, and onion till meat is no longer pink and vegetables are tender.
Drain off fat.
Stir in salt, curry powder, and cinnamon; cook 1 minute more.
Stir in applesauce and bread cubes.
Turn squash cut side up in dish.
Place stuffing in squash halves.
Bake, uncovered, 20 minutes more.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 768 Calories from Fat 257

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g43.8%

Saturated Fat 10.6 g53%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 110.6 mg36.9%

Sodium 729.4 mg30.4%

Total Carbohydrates 89 g29.8%

Dietary Fiber 12.4 g49.5%

Sugars 16.8 g

Protein 41 g82.8%

Vitamin A 39.7% Vitamin C 98.4%

Calcium 19.6% Iron 26%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe