Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash
This Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash is the easiest dinner idea, stuffed with just homemade turkey sausage and chopped kale. You'll love these comforting fall flavours!
Servings: 4 servings
- 2 tbsp olive oil, divided
- 2 acorn squash, sliced in half
- Salt & pepper to taste
- 2 cups chopped kale
Homemade turkey sausage
- 1 lb ground turkey or chicken
- 1 tbsp fennel seeds
- 1 tsp paprika
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp onion powder
- 1/2 tsp each salt & pepper
Preheat oven to 425 F. Slice squash in half and scoop out seeds. Drizzle with 1 tbsp olive oil and season with salt & pepper. Bake on a parchment-lined baking sheet for 40 minutes or until squash is fork tender.
Meanwhile, combine ingredients for turkey sausage in a large bowl.
Heat remaining 1 tbsp of olive oil in a large skillet over med-high heat, then add turkey sausage, breaking up with a spoon and cooking until browned, about 7-8 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in kale then set aside.
When squash is done, add turkey and kale mixture, then bake another 5 minutes. Serve and enjoy!
Storing and reheating: Leftovers will last in fridge up to 5 days. To reheat, microwave for 1-2 minutes on high, or bake in a 375 F oven for 10-15 minutes until heated through.
Calories: 303kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 80mg | Potassium: 1294mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 4449IU | Vitamin C: 64mg | Calcium: 142mg | Iron: 3mg