Stuffed Delicata Squash
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Recipe type: Side Dish, Entree
Author: Jillian
Serves: 6-12
  • 3 Delicata Squash, halved and steamed, or roasted
  • 1/2-1 tsp sea salt(adjust seasoning amount to taste)
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 sweet pepper, chopped
  • 3 carrots, chopped(if you don't know the source, peel them)
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 zucchini, chopped
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, roughly chopped
  • 1 Tbsp fresh Sage, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 tsp fresh Rosemary, finely chopped
  • 6-8 large leaves kale, chopped
  • 1 lb ground turkey, sauteed(optional)
  • Finely grated Pecorino cheese(optional)
  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Carefully cut squash in half and scoop out the seeds and pulp
  3. Place squash cavity side down on sheet pan
  4. Pour 2 cups water in pan
  5. Place pan in oven and steam squash for 25-30 minutes or until fork tender
  6. Saute prepared vegetables
  7. Add salt to vegetables
  8. Add walnuts to pan and stir over heat to combine
  9. Add Sage and Rosemary to vegetables, and stir over heat to combine
  10. Add chopped kale to vegetables, and stir over heat to combine
  11. Saute ground turkey(optional) in separate pan, and drain fat
  12. Add turkey to vegetables, and stir over heat to combine
  13. Scoop filling into steamed squash cavities
  14. Add freshly grated cheese on top(optional)
  15. Bake for 10-15 minutes
  16. *Remember to taste as you go along, so you can adjust the seasoning accordingly
  17. Enjoy as a main course or cut in half for a side dish
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