If you need a hearty vegetable side dish, try this recipe for Roasted Stuffed Butternut Squash. It is a blissful dish that is savory, sweet, and aromatic. It takes 80 minutes to prepare this blissful bounty and will fill your house with decadent smells as it roasts. This recipe combines the sweetness of butternut squash and sun-dried tomatoes with aromatic spices to create a savory sensation. We hope you love this as much as we do!

Ingredients

  • 20 grams dried mushrooms
  • 1 butternut squash
  • 1 red onion (chopped)
  • 2 rosemary sprigs (leaves only)
  • 5 sundried tomatoes (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds (ground)
  • 100 grams basmati rice (cooked.)
  • 100 grams pine nuts (lightly toasted)

Directions

  1. Soak the mushrooms for 5 minutes in 140 ml of boiling water. Preheat oven to
  2. 230 degrees Celsius.
  3. Cut the squash in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds and some of the flesh with a teaspoon. Chop the flesh finely with a knife .
  4. In a frying pan, heat a tablespoon of olive oil, add the squash flesh, onion, rosemary, sundried tomatoes and coriander seeds.
  5. Cook for 4 minutes, stirring often.
  6. Add the mushrooms and half of their water. Cook another 2 minutes and season with salt and pepper.
  7. Add the rice and pine nuts.
  8. Fill the two squash halves with the stuffing, by pressing well, then stick the two halves back together..
  9. Coat the skin with olive oil and wrap in aluminum foil.
  10. Bake for 75 minutes.
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NutritionView more

350Calories
Sodium4%DV85mg
Fat28%DV18g
Protein16%DV8g
Carbs15%DV46g
Fiber24%DV6g

PER SERVING *

Calories350Calories from Fat160
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat18g28%
Saturated Fat1.5g8%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol
Sodium85mg4%
Potassium840mg24%
Protein8g16%
Calories from Fat160
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate46g15%
Dietary Fiber6g24%
Sugars6g12%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Bonnie S. 4 Jul 2015
I adore butternut squash. This roasted and stuffed variety was super savory. It’s so low in calories and so amazing I almost forgot I was eating something healthy. I added some onion powder to my mixture just to enhance the flavors a bit.