Winter Squash Stuffed with Bulgur Wheat Pilaf Recipe

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Submitted by clairelaine

Makes 4 servings



Use a squash with a large seed cavity, such as delicata.

Recipe Ingredients for Winter Squash Stuffed with Bulgur Wheat Pilaf

2 winter squash
1 1/4 cups bulgur wheat
1 tbs olive oil
1/2 cup onions
1/2 cup celery
1/2 cup carrots
2 tbs pine nuts
4 tbs raisins
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper

Recipe Directions for Winter Squash Stuffed with Bulgur Wheat Pilaf

  1. Wash the squash well and cut in half lengthwise

  2. Scoop out all the seeds

  3. Place cut side down on a baking sheet that has been sprayed with non stick spray

  4. Roast in a preheated 350 F oven for 20 minutes, then remove, set aside and let cool.

  5. Soak the bulgur wheat in 1 1/2 cups boiling water for 15 minutes, then drain well.

  6. Finely chop or grate the vegetables and saute in the olive oil until soft

  7. Toast the pine nuts being careful not to scorch

  8. Combine the wheat and all the other ingredients, mixing well.

  9. Divide evenly into the two squash halves

  10. Cover loosely with foil

  11. Place on the baking sheet in the preheated 350 F oven and bake for 30 minutes

  12. Uncover and bake for 15 more minutes, until the squash is very tender.

  13. Garnish with fresh minced parsley.

Categories

Vegetables, Main Dish, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 320.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
336
Calories from Fat
65
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.2g
11%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
328mg
14%
Potassium
1126mg
32%
Total Carbohydrates
66.6g
22%
Dietary Fiber
12.6g
50%
Sugars
7.2g
Protein
8.4g
Vitamin A 63% Vitamin C 44%
Calcium 11% Iron 18%
* 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
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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