Stuffed Acorn Squash

Stuffed Acorn Squash

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour

Ingredients (2 servings)

  • 2 medium Acorn Squash
  • 1/2 pound Sausage (pork or beef and nightshade free)
  • 1/4 cup Onion, chopped
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 small apple, cored and chopped
  • salt and garlic to taste or other AIP approved spices

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 400ºF

2. Cut Squash in half and remove seeds.

3. Drizzle your favorite Paleo oil and seasoning on the squash and place on a baking sheet.

4. Bake for 40 minutes, checking about 20-30 minutes to make sure it is not overcooking.

You want it to be tender, but still hold its shape.

5. Cook your pork or beef sausage and drain all but 1-2 tablespoons of fat from the pan.

6. Chop your stuffing ingredients and heat the drippings pan over a medium heat.

7. Add onion and celery to the pan and cook for 3-4 minutes until soft.

8. Now, add in your apple and cook for 2-3 minutes.

9. Add back in your sausage and cook for 1-2 minutes and stirring well.

10. Season with salt and garlic, or other AIP spices, and mix well.

11. Place large spoonfuls in each section of your squash. They will be full and almost overflowing.

12. Place the stuffed squash back in the oven and cook for an additional 20 minutes.

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