Cheesy Acorn Squash for 2

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Senior Cook
Jun 16, 2002
Montana, USA
Cheesy Acorn Squash

Makes 2 servings

Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready in: 55 Minutes

1 acorn squash, halved and seeded
3 tablespoons butter
1 cup diced celery
1 cup finely chopped onion
1 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 pinch ground black pepper
1 teaspoon chopped parsley
1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

2 Place squash cut side down in a glass dish. Cook in microwave for 20 minutes on HIGH, until almost tender.

3 In a saucepan over medium heat, melt butter and add celery and onion; saute until transparent. Stir in mushrooms; cook 2 to 3 minutes more. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and parsley. Divide mixture in half, spoon into the squash and cover.

4 Cook 15 minutes in the preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven. Uncover, sprinkle with cheese and put back in the oven until the cheese bubbles.

Nutrition at a glance per serving : Calories 320 .... Protein 10.1g .... Total Fat 27g .... Sodium 554mg .... Cholesterol 76mg .... Carbohydrates 11.9g .... Fiber 3.2g
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