Spicy Stuffed Acorn Squash

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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Main Course, Side Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 212.18 kcal


  • Oven
  • Stove


  • 2 medium acorn squash
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cups celery chopped
  • 1 cup onion diced
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms sliced
  • 2 tbsp Earth Balance Butter
  • 1/4 cup walnuts chopped
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce low sodium, NO SODIUM BENZOATE
  • 1 tsp parsley
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1/4 tsp sage
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 cup plant-based cheese grated


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cut the acorn squash in half lengthwise and scoop out all the stringy parts and seeds. Sprinkle the garlic powder, onion powder, and salt over the open side of the squash. Place face down on a baking sheet and back for 30 minutes or until almost soft. Remove from the oven.
  • In a large skillet, saute the celery, onion, and mushrooms in the butter until veggies are soft, about 5 minutes.
  • Add in the walnuts, soy sauce, parsley, thyme, sage, and black pepper, stirring well. Cook for 2 more minutes.
  • Stuff the squash with the mushroom mixture, piling any extra on top.
  • Sprinkle the plant-based cheese over the top of the squash. Bake in the oven again for 10 more minutes.

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Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Spicy Stuffed Acorn Squash
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 212.18 Calories from Fat 96
% Daily Value*
Fat 10.64g16%
Saturated Fat 2.02g13%
Sodium 392.66mg17%
Potassium 1009.57mg29%
Carbohydrates 34.8g12%
Fiber 5.42g23%
Sugar 2.81g3%
Protein 4.03g8%
Vitamin A 1019.72IU20%
Vitamin B1 0.33mg22%
Vitamin B2 0.15mg9%
Vitamin B3 2.04mg10%
Vitamin B5 1.11mg11%
Vitamin B6 0.52mg26%
Vitamin C 28.55mg35%
Vitamin D 0.01µg0%
Vitamin E 0.27mg2%
Vitamin K 15.16µg14%
Calcium 109.68mg11%
Copper 0.3mg15%
Folate 64.06µg16%
Iron 2.01mg11%
Manganese 0.7mg35%
Magnesium 91.78mg23%
Phosphorus 138.28mg14%
Selenium 2.88µg4%
Zinc 0.72mg5%
Ess-Methionine 45mg
Ess-Tryptophan 44.69mg
Ess-Threonine 117.81mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 141.26mg
Ess-Arginine 310.35mg
Ess-Lysine 123.89mg
Ess-Leucine 215.44mg
Ess-Isoleucine 133.44mg
Ess-Histidine 74.56mg
Ess-Valine 168.06mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source usda.gov.

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