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Farro-Stuffed Acorn Squash

2 - 10
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
55 min
10 min
45 min
Serve one squash half as a side dish to roasted chicken or pork, or enjoy both halves as a vegetarian meal.


Uncooked acorn squash

1 medium, halved, seeded

Olive oil cooking spray

2 spray(s)

Kosher salt

1 pinch(es), (or to taste)

Black pepper

1 pinch, (or to taste)

Olive oil

1 tsp(s)

Uncooked leek(s)

½ cup(s), sliced

Fresh apple(s)

½ cup(s), chopped

Cooked farro

½ cup(s)

Fresh thyme

1 tsp(s)

Salted butter

½ tsp(s)


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Coat cut surfaces of squash with cooking spray; season with salt and pepper. Roast, cut sides down, on a baking sheet until tender, 45 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, heat oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; saute leek 5minutes. Add apple; saute until leek and apple are lightly golden and tender, 4 minutes.
  4. Stir farro, thyme and butter into skillet; toss over low heat until hot (and season to taste). Spoon farro mixture into squash halves; serve.
  5. Serving size: 2 stuffed squash halves