35 minutes Dinner

Acorn squash stuffed with turkey sausage, spinach and tomatoes

Makes: four servings
Makes: four servings

Ingredients

  • 2 acorn squashes
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 1 lb italian turkey sausage
  • 1 ⅓ cups cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 cups spinach
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp cumin

Steps

  1. Preheat broiler. Cut acorn squash in half lengthwise from stem to stem, remove any remaining seeds, and lay cut side down on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave in 3-minute intervals until completely softened and cooked through, 5 to 7 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, coarsely dice onion . Slice turkey sausage into 1/2-inch coins. Cut cherry tomatoes in half.

  3. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Add onion and turkey sausage and cook until lightly browned, about 6 minutes. Add spinach , garlic , chili powder and cumin . Cook 2 minutes more, then remove from heat and add cherry tomatoes and salt and pepper to taste.

  4. Place acorn squash on a baking sheet and fill with turkey sausage mixture. Broil until top is golden, about 3 minutes.