Turkey-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Turkey-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 50 min Total Time 1 hr
Servings: 4
Best Season: Fall


Acorn squash is rich in nutrients, such as fiber, vitamin C, potassium, and magnesium. Acorn squash antioxidants can help to protect people against health issues like arthritis, heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, and certain cancers.



  1. Preheat oven to 350°F

  2. Cut each squash lengthwise in half; remove and discard seeds. Using a sharp knife, cut a thin slice from bottom of each half to allow them to lie flat. Place in a shallow roasting pan, hollow side down; add 1/4 in. of hot water. Bake, uncovered, 30 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, stir in turkey, stuffing, and cranberry sauce.

  4. Carefully remove squash from roasting pan; drain water. Return squash to pan, hollow side up; sprinkle with salt.

  5. Spoon turkey mixture into squash cavities. Bake, uncovered, until heated through and squash is easily pierced with a fork, 25-30 minutes longer.

  6. Serve and enjoy.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 361kcal
Calories from Fat kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10.1g16%
Saturated Fat 2.2g12%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 16mg6%
Sodium 1002mg42%
Potassium 936mg27%
Total Carbohydrate 59.5g20%
Dietary Fiber 6.8g28%
Sugars 16g
Protein 11.7g24%

Vitamin A IU
Vitamin C mg
Calcium 12 mg
Iron 17 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin E IU
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* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


Average cost of recipe per serving: $ 2.00

Note: The costs are an estimated calculation and are subject to variation depending on the time of year and your location.

Adapted from: blessthismessplease.com

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Keywords: acorn squash, onion, turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, chicken broth

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