Quinoa-Stuffed Squash

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Quinoa-Stuffed Squash
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
15 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 15 min.
Ready in
Calories:
422
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie422 kcal(20 %)
Protein8.61 g(9 %)
Fat23.49 g(20 %)
Carbohydrates47.05 g(31 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage9.49 g(32 %)
Vitamin A230.93 mg(28,866 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E0.69 mg(6 %)
Vitamin B₁0.41 mg(41 %)
Vitamin B₂0.14 mg(13 %)
Niacin3.38 mg(28 %)
Vitamin B₆0.46 mg(33 %)
Folate97.03 μg(32 %)
Pantothenic acid0.92 mg(15 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin C42.56 mg(45 %)
Potassium985.41 mg(25 %)
Calcium106.4 mg(11 %)
Magnesium135.25 mg(45 %)
Iron5.2 mg(35 %)
Zinc1.44 mg(18 %)
Saturated fatty acids4.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg

Ingredients

for
2
Ingredients
1 large Acorn squash
1 tablespoon olive oil
kosher salt (to taste)
freshly ground Black pepper (to taste)
1 cup Quinoa
½ cup chopped, fresh parsley
0.333 cup Pine nuts
How healthy are the main ingredients?
QuinoaparsleyPine nutsolive oilsalt

Preparation steps

1.

Pre-heat oven to 400° F.

2.
Cut your acorn squash in half length-wise and scoop out the seeds. Brush the squash with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Place in a lightly oiled baking dish and pop into the oven. Bake for 45 minutes.
3.
Cook quinoa. Add parsley and pine nuts to the quinoa mixture and stir well.
4.
After 45 minutes, remove the squash from the oven and stuff with the quinoa mixture. Cook another 15 minutes with stuffing inside or until the edges of the squash begin to brown.