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Curried Stuffed Acorn Squash
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Curried Stuffed Acorn Squash

Curry, cinnamon, apple, raisins and peanuts complement sweet, acorn squash in this main dish.

Prep Time (min): 10
Total Time (min): 90
Servings 4


  • 1 large acorn squash (about 2 lb.)
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup Morningstar Farms® Meal Starters Grillers® Recipe Crumbles™
  • 3/4 cup cooked brown rice
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped cooking apple
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup dry roasted peanuts
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten


1. Halve squash. Discard seeds. Place squash, cut side down, in 12 x 8 x 2-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 350° F for 40 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, in small saucepan cook onion and garlic in oil over medium-high heat about 3 minutes or until tender. Stir in curry powder, cinnamon and salt. Cook and stir for 30 seconds. Remove from heat. Stir in MORNINGSTAR FARMS® Meal Starters Grillers® Recipe Crumbles™, rice, apple, raisins and peanuts. Add apple juice and egg. Stir until combined.

3. Turn squash halves, cut side up, in dish. Spoon rice mixture into squash halves. Bake, uncovered, at 350° F for 30 minutes more or until squash is tender and rice mixture is heated through. Let stand for 10 minutes. Lengthwise cut each squash piece in half.