Moroccan-Style Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe

Looking for an easy Moroccan-Style Stuffed Acorn Squash recipe? Learn how to make Moroccan-Style Stuffed Acorn Squash using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by gingkojulie

Makes 6 servings



Moroccan style stuffing in a baked Acorn squash

Recipe Ingredients for Moroccan-Style Stuffed Acorn Squash

2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon butter, melted
3 acorn squash, halved and seeded (small to medium size)
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
2 carrots, chopped
1 cup garbanzo beans, drained
1/2 cup raisins
1 1/2 tablespoons ground cumin
1 salt and pepper to taste
14 ounce chicken broth
1 cup uncooked couscous

Recipe Directions for Moroccan-Style Stuffed Acorn Squash

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Arrange squash halves cut side down on a baking sheet. Bake 30 minutes, or until tender. Dissolve the sugar in the melted butter. Brush squash with the butter mixture, and keep squash warm while preparing the stuffing.

  3. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the garlic, celery, and carrots, and cook 5 minutes. Mix in the garbanzo beans and raisins. Season with cumin, salt, and pepper, and continue to cook and stir until vegetables are tender.

  4. Pour the chicken broth into the skillet, and mix in the couscous. Cover skillet, and turn off heat. Allow couscous to absorb liquid for 5 minutes. Stuff squash halves with the skillet mixture to serve.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 394.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
447
Calories from Fat
87
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.7g
15%
Saturated Fat
2.3g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
265mg
11%
Potassium
1350mg
39%
Total Carbohydrates
80.9g
27%
Dietary Fiber
11.8g
47%
Sugars
14.9g
Protein
14.1g
Vitamin A 86% Vitamin C 45%
Calcium 15% Iron 30%
* 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
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in vitamin A
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