Stuffed Acorn Squash

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Ingredients

4 servings
  • 2 individual Squash, Acorn
  • 1 tablespoon Coconut Oil
  • ¾ cups dice Onion
  • ⅔ cups grate Carrot
  • ½ pounds Ground Beef
  • 4 teaspoons Cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon Nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoons Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Black Pepper

Freezer Containers

  • 1 8x8 baking pan

Supplies

  • Foils

Directions

Cut squash into halves and scrape the strings and seeds from inside, discarding the stringy pulp. Place squash cut side down in a glass baking dish and bake for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, in a large pan, saute onions and carrots until slightly tender. Add beef, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and pepper and continue to cook over medium heat until beef is browned. Remove squash from oven, turn over and divide beef mixture evenly among the squash halves. Return to oven and bake for 30 more minutes or until squash is tender.

Freezing Directions

Cut squash into halves and scrape the strings and seeds from inside, discarding the stringy pulp. Place squash cut side down in a glass baking dish and bake for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, in a large pan, heat coconut oil and saute onions and carrots until slightly tender. Add beef, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and pepper and continue to cook over medium heat until beef is browned. Remove squash from oven, turn over and divide squashes between 8x8 foil baking pans. (4 squash halves per pan) Divide beef mixture evenly among the squash halves, pressing down slightly. Cover pans in foil, label and freeze.

Serving Day Directions

Bake 30 minutes or until squash is tender.

Nutritional Information

  • 1 Serving: 222 Calories
  • 4g Fat
  • 29.7g Carbs
  • 43.2g 19.5g Protein
  • THM Meal Type- E

About This Recipe

The flavors of fall collide in this hearty comfort food. Tender cooked squash topped with cinnamon laced beef create a combination that will truly set the table for fall.

Meet The Cook

A mom of five, Lisa has a passion for cooking, and the belief that a strong family begins at the dinner table.  In her spare time, you will often find her behind a camera focusing on her love for photography.

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