Acorn squash stuffed

Stuffed Acorn Squash

This delicious acorn squash is stuffed with brown rice, cranberries, green onion, and dried sage then served with pecans.

Stuffed Acorn Squash

Recipe by Purium TeamCourse: DinnerDifficulty: Easy


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  • Precooked microwaveable brown rice 1 cup

  • Acorn squash 1 (1 ½ lb)

  • Sweetened dried cranberries ¼ cup

  • Green onions ½ cup, chopped (white part only)

  • Dried sage ¼ teaspoon

  • Freshly ground black pepper ½ teaspoon

  • Kosher salt 5/8 teaspoon

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Ice cubes 2 cups

  • Pecans ¼ cup, chopped


  • To separate the grains knead the rice pouch.
  • Combine rice, cranberries, green onion, dried sage, black pepper, salt, and oil in a medium bowl, toss well.
  • Cut acorn squash ½ lengthwise, scoop out seeds and membranes and discard.
  • Evenly divide rice mixture between squash halves.
  • Tightly twist an aluminum foil sheet into 2 (6 inches) rings.
  • Place aluminum foil rings side by side in the bottom of a slow cooker.
  • Place each squash half; cut side up, on 1 aluminum foil ring.
  • Place ice cubes on the bottom of the slow cooker around aluminum file rings.
  • Cover and cook on low setting for 7 hours and 30 minutes or until the squash is very tender.
  • Remove from slow cooker and top each squash half with 2 tablespoons of pecans and serve.

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