a scrumptious blend of turkey sausage, apple, stuffing, walnuts, and spices stuffed inside seasoned and roasted acorn squash.
Author: Star @ the skinny-ish dish
3acorn squash, halved and deseeded
1lbturkey breakfast sausage
2ribs celery, diced
1small onion, diced
1large honey crisp, diced
1cupstuffing mix, such as stove top
1/4tspsage, in addition to the 1/2 tsp for the butter mixture
salt & pepper, to taste
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a large casserole dish place the six halves of acorn squash. In a small dish melt butter and mix with celery salt, sage, and pepper. Brush evenly onto each half of the squash. Place into oven and cook for one hour.
When there is about a half hour left for the squash. Prepare the stuffing mixture. In a large skillet brown ground turkey sausage then add onion and celery cook together for about 5 minutes until onion is tender. Add apple and cook for additional 2-3 minutes. In a large mixing bowl add the turkey sausage mixture, stuffing mix, pecans, and chicken broth. Add another 1/4 tsp sage and salt & pepper to taste.
When the acorn squash is finished cooking remove from oven and stuff each squash with stuffing mixture evenly. About 3/4 cup per squash. If any extra left over divide evenly and stuff into the squash.