Community Recipe
from [LMStone61]
Chorizo-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Chorizo-Stuffed Acorn Squash

  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 2 acorn squashes (about 1 1/2 lb ea) halved and seeded
  • 1/2 cup(s) burger
  • 4 ounce(s) manchego or cheddar (1 cup) grated
  • 3 ounce(s) cured chorizo chopped
  • 1/4 cup(s) flat leaf parsley chopped
  • 3 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon(s) red wine vinegar
  • 1 head(s) red leaf lettuce about 6 cups) leaves torn
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) pepper


1. Heat oven to 450 degrees. Place the squash halves cut-side down in a baking dish, add 1/4 inch water, cover with foil, and bake until tender, 25-30 mins.

2. Meanwhile, cook the bulger according to the package directions. In a med bowl, combine the bulger, manchego/cheddar,chorizo,parsley,, 1 tbl of othe oil and 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper.

3. Turn the squash halves cut-side up and, dividing evenly, fill with the bulger mixture. Bake until the filling is warmed through and the manchego is melted, 8-10 mins.

4. In a large bowl, whisk together the vinegar, the remaining 2 tbl of oil, and 1/4 tsp each of salt and pepper. Add the lettuce and toss to combine. Serve with the squash.

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