Sausage and Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash

  • 1. Melt butter and spread over acorn squash- on sides and in the cavity. Sprinkle half of the fresh sage.
  • 2. Bake in a large roasting pan, cut side up, at 400 degrees F for 1 hour, until squash is tender.
  • 3. While squash cooks, prepare the stuffing: in a large pot, fry sausage until light brown. Add onion and mushrooms and saute for 4 minutes. Add in apples and continue to saute for 2 minutes.
  • 4. Remove from heat and stir sausage back in and add in the breadcrumbs, half the cheese, remaining sage, and half of the parsley.
  • 5. Stir in egg.
  • 6. Fill the squash halves with stuffing 
  • 7. Return to oven and bake, covered, for 20-30 minutes until egg is set.
  • 8. Garnish with remaining cheese and parsley.
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