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This recipe can be served as the main dinner entrée along with a simple salad, or used as a side dish for fish or chicken.

Prep Time20 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 20 mins

Ingredients
 2 medium to large Acorn Squash
 2 tbsp Coconut Oil
 1 medium Onion, finely diced
 1 lb Mushrooms, diced or sliced (try shitake)
 2 large cloves Garlic, minced
 10 oz Fresh Spinach, chopped
 ½ cup Walnuts, chopped
 Sea Salt (to taste)
 Black Pepper, ground (to taste)

1

Cut squash in half and bake flesh side down at 350 for 30 minutes.

2

While squash is baking, sauté garlic, mushrooms and onions in the coconut oil until soft.

3

Add in spinach till it wilts and cooks through. Then toss in the walnuts and mix through.

4

Turn off heat.

5

When squash has cooked about 30 minutes, take out of oven and scoop out most of flesh.

6

Mix into sautéed veggies. Season with salt and pepper.

7

Take squash/veggie/walnut mixture and evenly distribute into middle of the scooped-out squashes.

8

Place back in oven and cook another 20 minutes until squash is cooked all the way through.

9

Remove from oven and eat!

Additional Notes:

This can be made into a non-vegetarian dish by adding in ground turkey or grass fed ground beef. This would be yummy too.

Check out our Unbelievably Delicious Stuffed Acorn Squash Blog Post.

Ingredients

Ingredients
 2 medium to large Acorn Squash
 2 tbsp Coconut Oil
 1 medium Onion, finely diced
 1 lb Mushrooms, diced or sliced (try shitake)
 2 large cloves Garlic, minced
 10 oz Fresh Spinach, chopped
 ½ cup Walnuts, chopped
 Sea Salt (to taste)
 Black Pepper, ground (to taste)

Directions

1

Cut squash in half and bake flesh side down at 350 for 30 minutes.

2

While squash is baking, sauté garlic, mushrooms and onions in the coconut oil until soft.

3

Add in spinach till it wilts and cooks through. Then toss in the walnuts and mix through.

4

Turn off heat.

5

When squash has cooked about 30 minutes, take out of oven and scoop out most of flesh.

6

Mix into sautéed veggies. Season with salt and pepper.

7

Take squash/veggie/walnut mixture and evenly distribute into middle of the scooped-out squashes.

8

Place back in oven and cook another 20 minutes until squash is cooked all the way through.

9

Remove from oven and eat!

Stuffed Acorn Squash