Acorn Squash Stuffed With Quinoa And Mushrooms
Acorn Squash Stuffed With Quinoa And Mushrooms
Made with simple ingredients and ready in minutes, this healthy recipe will please picky and non-picky eaters alike. Plus it’s a great option for vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free guests.
Acorn Squash Stuffed With Quinoa And Mushrooms
Acorn Squash Stuffed With Quinoa And Mushrooms
Made with simple ingredients and ready in minutes, this healthy recipe will please picky and non-picky eaters alike. Plus it’s a great option for vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free guests.
Ingredients
  • 2 acorn squashhalved crosswise, seeded
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3tablespoons olive oil
  • 1cup button mushroomstrimmed and chopped
  • 2-3 garlic clovesminced
  • 1 medium yellow oniondiced small
  • 1cup quinoa
  • 11/2 cup vegetable broth
  • 1cup fresh spinachchopped
  • 1/4cup nutritional yeastoptional
  • Fresh parsleychopped (optional)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Place squash cut side down on a baking sheet and drizzle with 1 tbsp. olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Place baking sheet in the oven and roast the squash, 30-35 minutes or until golden brown and tender. Remove from the oven and set aside
  2. Place a pan (or skillet) over medium heat and heat 2 tbsp. of olive oil. Add onions and garlic and sauté 1-2min. Add mushrooms and cook, 3-5 minutes
  3. Mix in the quinoa and vegetable broth and bring to a boil; cover and reduce heat to a simmer. Cook until liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes
  4. Carefully scoop out 2 to 3 tablespoons of pulp from each squash half and stir into quinoa mixture. Mix in the spinach, Nutritional Yeast and season with salt and pepper
  5. Divide quinoa mixture among squash halves and top with fresh parsley (optional)
  6. Plate, serve and enjoy!