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Stuffed Squash

SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
1 hr 18 min
18 min
1 hr
These savory bundles make an elegant meal, whether for the family or your next dinner party. For the best taste, use freshly grated Parmesan.


uncooked acorn squash

2 medium

cooking spray

1 spray(s)

cremini mushroom(s)

8 oz, or white button mushrooms, thinly sliced

uncooked scallion(s)

3 medium, thinly sliced

garlic clove(s)

2 medium clove(s), minced

Worcestershire sauce

2 tsp

dried rosemary

½ tsp

dried sage

½ tsp, rubbed

dried thyme

½ tsp

black pepper

½ tsp, freshly ground

long grain cooked brown rice

1½ cup(s)

grated Parmesan cheese

¼ cup(s)

table wine

3 Tbsp, dry white or dry vermouth


  1. Position the rack in the center of the oven and preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Split the squash in half, stem to bottom, and scoop out the seeds. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray and place the squash on it cut side down. Bake until tender, about 50 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, spray a large skillet with nonstick cooking spray and set over medium heat. Add the mushrooms, scallions and garlic, and cook, stirring frequently, until the mushrooms give off their liquid, about 4 minutes.
  4. Stir in the Worcestershire sauce, rosemary, sage, thyme and pepper. Cook 1 minute.
  5. Remove pan from heat and stir in the rice, cheese and vermouth or wine.
  6. Once the squash are fork-tender, turn them cut side up and fill each with a quarter of the rice mixture. Bake until warmed through, about 10 minutes. Yields 1 stuffed squash half per serving.

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