Great recipe for low cal but solid protein (from the quinoa). Add some nuts for extra protein and calorie boost .... or just eat is next to a steak :) Acorn Squashes, Stuffed Squashes, Quinoa Apples, Blog Archives, Squashes Stuffed, Apples Squashes, Stuffed Acorn, Daily Garnish, Apples Stuffed
Quinoa & Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash 2 large acorn squash 1/2 cup dry quinoa, rinsed 1 large onion, diced 1 large apple, diced 1/4 cup dried cranberries 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon orage champagne vinegar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon seat salt balsamic glaze (optional)
stuffed acorn squash-just discovered this gorgeous blog and this recipe was light and delicious
What You Need 2 large acorn squash (about 2½ pounds each) or 4 small acorn squash 1½ cups quinoa (white, red, or mixed) 1 pound leeks (we used 2 medium leeks, about ½ pound each) ¼ cup fresh sage ¼ cup fresh thyme 3½ tablespoons olive oil (divided) ½ cup walnuts Kosher salt Fresh ground pepper
Squash is the perfect side (or topping for a rice or grain bowl) because 1 large squash is relatively inexpensive and can be stretched a week! Use leftover squash to make these Curry Roasted Squash rings!