Vegan Wild Rice Stuffed Squash  — Rainbow Plant Life
Vegan Wild Rice Stuffed Squash — Rainbow Plant Life
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 55 min
  • total: 1 hr 10 min
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  • Summary

    This vegan wild rice stuffed squash is healthy yet comforting, making it an excellent option for a hearty winter dinner. Made with wholesome ingredients like butternut squash and wild rice, It’s gluten-free and won’t weigh you down, but it’s incredibly flavorful and will please vegans and non-vegans alike.

    Ingredients

    • 4 medium butternut squash (2 - 2 25 pounds, or ~1kg) or 4 medium acorn squash (1.25 -1.5 pounds, or ~0.6kg)
    • Kosher salt and pepper to taste
    • 1 cup wild rice (6 ounces, ~170g)
    • 1.5 cups (355 mL) vegetable broth for Instant Pot method, OR 3 cups (710 mL) vegetable broth for stovetop method
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil + more for roasting squash
    • 4 shallots, sliced thinly
    • 4 cloves garlic, minced
    • 4 cups (~270g) Tuscan/Lacinato kale, shredded
    • 1/2 cup (~70g) pine nuts, toasted
    • 1/2 cup (~15g) parsley leaves, roughly chopped
    • 1/2 cup (~10 g) basil leaves, roughly chopped
    • 1/4 cup (~30g) dried cranberries
    • 1/2 cup (~80g) pomegranate seeds
    • 1 teaspoon orange zest
    • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed orange juice
    • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
    • 1/4 cup (~64g) good-quality tahini

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 578 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 26 g 40.26%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 14.85%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 219 mg 9.14%
    • Calcium: 243 mg 24.27%
    • Potassium: 1105 mg 31.57%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 6 mg 31.28%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 81 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 9 g 37.86%
    • Sugar: 12 g
    • Protein: 15 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 243.65%
    • Vitamin C 209.56%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * 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 - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • 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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