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Acorn Squash Feta Casserole Recipe

Looking for an easy Acorn Squash Feta Casserole recipe? Learn how to make Acorn Squash Feta Casserole using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mndot31

Makes 7 servings



This recipe marries squash and feta cheese with onion, garlic, bell peppers and a sprinkling of sunflower kernels. Left overs are delicious hot or cold.

Recipe Ingredients for Acorn Squash Feta Casserole

3 pounds acorn squash, 2 large about 1.5 pounds each
1 medium onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
3 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup green pepper, chopped
1/2 cup red pepper, chopped
2 eggs
8 ounces plain yogurt, 1 cup
4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled, 1 cup
1 1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 dash cayenne pepper, optional
1/4 cup sunflower seeds

Recipe Directions for Acorn Squash Feta Casserole

  1. Cut squash in half; discard seeds. Place squash cut side down in a freased 15 inch x 10 inch x 1 inch baking pan; add 1/2 inch of hot water. Bake, uncovered, at 350 for 35-40 minuts. Drain water from pan; turn suash cut side up. Bake 10 minutes longer or until suash is tender; cool slightly. Carefully scoop out squash; place in a large bowl and mash. Set aside.

  2. In a large skillet, saute onion, garlic in butter until tender. Add peppers; saute until crisp-tender. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs and the yogurt until blended. Stir in squash, onion mixture, feta cheese, salt and pepper and cayenne if desired.

  3. Transfer to a greased 11 inch x 7 inch baking dish. Sprinkle with sunflower kernels. Cover and bake at 375 for 25 minutes. Uncover; bake 25-30 minutes longer or until a thermometer reads 160.

  4. Yields: 6-8 servings

Categories

Vegetables, Side Dish, American, Bake, Saute

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 294.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
224
Calories from Fat
101
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.2g
17%
Saturated Fat
6.4g
32%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
83mg
28%
Sodium
678mg
28%
Potassium
844mg
24%
Total Carbohydrates
26.2g
9%
Dietary Fiber
3.7g
15%
Sugars
4.2g
Protein
7.9g
Vitamin A 25% Vitamin C 61%
Calcium 22% Iron 11%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in potassium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
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