Quinoa and Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash
Quinoa and Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 1 hr
  • total: 1 hr 15 min
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  • Summary

    Quinoa and Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash - Sweet acorn squash stuffed with spicy Italian sausage, quinoa, sweet dried cranberries and walnuts. A perfect fall dinner that can be even be made ahead of time!

    Ingredients

    • 2 acorn squash , halved
    • 1 Tbls olive oil
    • salt & pepper
    • 12 oz Italian sausage
    • 1 cup finely chopped onion
    • 3 cloves garlic , minced
    • 2 cups cooked quinoa
    • 1/3 cup toasted walnuts
    • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
    • 2 tsp dried thyme
    • 1 tsp dried sage
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1/2 tsp black pepper
    • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
    • 1/2 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 620 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 33 g 51.27%
    • Saturated Fat: 11 g 55.59%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 58 mg 19.44%
    • Sodium: 1299 mg 54.14%
    • Calcium: 261 mg 26.05%
    • Potassium: 1027 mg 29.33%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 21.86%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 59 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 9 g 36.45%
    • Sugar: 11 g
    • Protein: 23 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 5 g
    • Vitamin A 20.41%
    • Vitamin C 51.04%
    • Vitamin D 0.26%
    • * 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 - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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