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 jmarler

Makes 4 servings



Moroccan-Style Stuffed Acorn Squash

Recipe Ingredients for Moroccan-Style Stuffed Acorn Squash

2 tbsp brown sugar
1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 acorn squash (halved and seeded)
2 tbsp olive oil
2 clove garlic cloves (chopped)
2 stalk chopped celery
2 carrot (chopped)
1 cup garbanzo bean (drained)
1/2 cup raisins
2 tbsp ground cumin
1 dash salt
1 pepper
4 oz canned chicken broth
1 cup couscous (uncooked)

Recipe Directions for Moroccan-Style Stuffed Acorn Squash

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

  2. 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. 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. 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 413.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
624
Calories from Fat
132
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.7g
23%
Saturated Fat
1.9g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
188mg
8%
Potassium
1603mg
46%
Total Carbohydrates
110.2g
37%
Dietary Fiber
16.1g
64%
Sugars
22.2g
Protein
19.0g
Vitamin A 120% Vitamin C 48%
Calcium 19% Iron 43%
* 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
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in vitamin A
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