Quinoa, Feta and Pistachio-Stuffed Acorn Squash
Quinoa, Feta and Pistachio-Stuffed Acorn Squash
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 45 min
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  • Summary

    Acorn squash is perfect for filling with all sorts of delicious things! Quinoa, Feta and Pistachio-Stuffed Acorn Squash is a show-stopping autumn side dish or vegetarian entree.

    Ingredients

    • INGREDIENTS
    • 2 small acorn squash, halved and seeded
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 1/4 cups water
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 small lemon, zested and juiced
    • 1/2 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
    • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
    • 2 tablespoons chopped chives
    • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
    • 1/3 cup roasted and salted pistachios, coarsely chopped

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1867 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 73 g 112.65%
    • Saturated Fat: 21 g 105.4%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 44 mg 14.68%
    • Sodium: 1083 mg 45.12%
    • Calcium: 2368 mg 236.79%
    • Potassium: 7135 mg 203.84%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 45 mg 249.94%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 350 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 116 g 462.16%
    • Sugar: 7 g
    • Protein: 49 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 11 g
    • Vitamin A 117.04%
    • Vitamin C 201.97%
    • Vitamin D 1.98%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat11
    • Exchange - Fruit4
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch18
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total6 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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