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Couscous-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Fall in love with this ultra-filling, winter-centric vegetarian recipe that stuffs spinach, couscous, and walnuts into acorn squash in this recipe from the Simple Cooking with Heart program.


4 Servings

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Tip: Serving size 1 acorn squash

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Cooking Tip: Any leftover couscous stuffing that doesn’t fit in the acorn squash can be reheated in a bowl in the microwave and served alongside the squash.

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Keep it Healthy: Acorn squash are also a great, healthy dinner side dish. Prepare the acorn squash as the recipe instructs without stuffing it. Cook until soft (about 75 minutes) and serve drizzled with maple syrup and olive oil.

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Tip: Any time a recipe calls for celery, go ahead and use the celery leaves on the stalk. The leaves add even more of a dose of celery flavor.


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Nutrition Facts

Calories 381
Total Fat 13.6 g
Saturated Fat 5.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.5 g
Cholesterol 4 mg
Sodium 285 mg
Total Carbohydrate 62 g
Dietary Fiber 9 g
Sugars 14 g
Protein 10 g
Dietary Exchanges
4 starch, 2 fat

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