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Stuffed Acorn Squash With Rice Pilaf

Stuffed Acorn SquashWith Rice Pilaf

Prep and cook time: 35-40 min. Servings: 1

Gluten Free Meat Free

Ingredients

  • 1 c. acorn squash, baked
  • 1 1.5 oz. “sausage” patty, soy-based, crumbled
  • ⅓ c. brown rice
  • ½ c. cooked caulifower “rice”
  • 1 t. olive oil
  • chopped parsley
  • 1 small apple
  • 1 c. mixed salad greens
  • squeeze of lemon juice
  • 6 almonds

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Carefully cut the acorn squash in half, scrape out the seeds, drizzle with ½ teaspoon of olive oil (setting aside remaining teaspoon) and place cut-side of squash down on a baking dish or pan. Bake until tender (about 25-30 min).
  2. While squash is baking, heat a pan on the stove and add remaining olive oil. Cook cauliflower “rice” with “sausage” patty crumbles until tender. Cook brown rice separately according to package directions.
  3. Fill squash half with cauliflower, “sausage” crumbles and brown rice. Top with parsley.
  4. Serve with a side of salad greens squeezed with lemon juice and apple slices. Top with almonds.


Nutrition Information

Per serving: 446 calories (112 from fat), 12.7 g total fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 327 mg sodium, 76.4 g carbohydrates, 19.6 g fiber, 19 g sugar, 18 g protein
Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 vegetable, 1 protein, 1 fruit, 3 fat


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