Stuffed Acorn Squash

Stuffed Acorn Squash


"Very easy acorn squash with stuffing, that even the kids like, when you want to do something with it besides just butter and brown sugar!"


1 h 10 m servings 1230 cals
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Original recipe yields 2 servings



  • Calories:
  • 1230 kcal
  • 61%
  • Fat:
  • 30.6 g
  • 47%
  • Carbs:
  • 216.2g
  • 70%
  • Protein:
  • 25.8 g
  • 52%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 67 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 4671 mg
  • 187%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Place squash, face up, in a shallow baking dish. In each half place 2 tablespoons butter, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, 1 cup stuffing mix, 3/4 cup chicken broth, salt, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder. Wrap each half tightly with aluminum foil.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 60 minutes, or until squash is very tender.
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  1. 124 Ratings


Very yummy recipe - even my picky husband liked it! I did make some changes, though. I eliminated the butter and brown sugar altogether, and I mixed the stuffing ingredients in a separate bowl...

We had this at my son's house and loved it. He added Jimmy Dean sausage, pecans, and sauted onions and celery. There was enough stuffing for four squash halves. Very delicious!

I added some chopped onion instead of the onion powder. I used Stove Top for the stuffing. I took the foil off for the last 5-10 min. We liked it and will make it again! Thanks!

Outstanding recipe! I made my own stuffing using celery, onions, garlic powder, onion powder, sage, 1 can of chicken broth plus 1 cup of hot water, and sauted everything for about 20 minutes, th...

This was so easy that i let my 6 year old make them for dinner. I got all the ingredients out for her and she followed the recipe to a T. They had a great taste. The only thing i would do dif...

Ok, I admit, I cheated big time with this but the end result was so good anyway! We feel that acorn squash is pretty sweet on it's own so I skipped the brown sugar. Here's where the cheating par...

We have been loving this recipe! We did bake it without the foil for the last half as we like a crunchy top. Will make again and again!

Yum! I haven't had acorn squash since childhood, and I didn't like it then! I thought I'd try it again - I left out the butter and brown sugar, since I didn't think they would pair well with the...

yum yum yum! I subbed the stuffing with couscous and had to decrease the liquid. delicious!!! thank you!