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8 servings
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hr 30 mins
Meal Types:
Main Dishes
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Acorn Squash Casserole

Acorn squash with diced apple and ground pork, sprinkled with fresh grated Parmesan cheese.



  1. Cut acorn squash in half and place in an oven safe dish upside down, with about an 1/2 inch of water. Bake on 350 °F (175 °C) for 45 minutes or till done (squash will be soft to the touch).
  2. Add all the spices to the ground pork, mix well and brown in skillet till pink is gone. Set aside and let cool.
  3. Dice apple and grate cheese.
  4. When ground pork has cooled off somewhat add the freshly grated Parmesan cheese to it and mix.
  5. Scrape the squash out of its skin using a spoon. Spread the puree like substance in an oven safe dish. Top with diced apple and the ground pork mixture.
  6. Bake at 400 °F (205 °C) for about 30 minutes till cheese has melted and the top is medium brown.
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very dry. flavors ok but will not make again.
23 Aug 15 by member: DebMora


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Nutrition summary:

There are 263 calories in 1 serving of Acorn Squash Casserole.
Calorie break-down: 50% fat, 22% carbs, 29% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 132
Calories 263
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 14.64g 23%
  Saturated Fat 6.098g 30%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.19g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 6.055g  
Cholesterol 60mg 20%
Sodium 827mg 34%
Potassium 556mg  
Total Carbohydrate 14.4g 5%
  Dietary Fiber 2.2g 9%
  Sugars 2.94g  
Protein 19.18g  
Vitamin A 63% Vitamin C 153%
Calcium 135% Iron 78%
of RDI*
(263 calories)
13% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (21%)
Fat (50%)
Protein (29%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories