Barbecued or Baked Stuffed Acorn Squash

Vegetarian Baked Stuffed Squash
  • 55 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Yield: 6 servings
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Baked Stuffed Acorn Squash. Stuffed acorn squash is a popular vegetarian entree for Thanksgiving or any fall evening. This stuffed squash recipe is a vegetarian and vegan balanced meal with healthy and high-fiber beans for protein.

Stuffed squash recipe and photo courtesy of Bush's® Beans. Scroll down for more vegetarian stuffed squash recipes.

What You'll Need

  • 3 acorn squash
  • 1 28 ounce can vegetarian baked beans, drained
  • 4 tbsp barbecue sauce
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup or honey
  • 4 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp butter or margarine

How to Make It

  1. Cut each squash in half widthwise. Slice 1/4 inch off the rounded end of each half so the squash sits upright without wobbling. Scrape out the seeds with a spoon and discard.
  2. Mix baked beans, barbecue sauce, maple syrup and brown sugar in small mixing bowl. Divide mixture evenly among squash halves and top each half with 1/2 tablespoon butter or margarine. The squash can be prepared several hours ahead of time to this stage and refrigerated.
  1. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 to 60 minutes. Cover lightly with foil if filling starts to dry.

Wasn't that easy? Enjoy your stuffed acorn squash!

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 582
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Unsaturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Sodium 138 mg
Carbohydrates 106 g
Dietary Fiber 27 g
Protein 30 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)