Thanksgiving Recipes

Harvest Stuffed Squash

Staff Report
November 07, 2007 at 12:01 pm  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

Harvest Stuffed Squash sure to be a big hit this Thanksgiving.
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Harvest Stuffed Squash sure to be a big hit this Thanksgiving.
Try something new this Thanksgiving - whip up a new dish with a super delicious
holiday recipe.


3 (1-pound) acorn squash, cut in half,

seeds removed

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 (20-ounce) package lean ground


chopped onion

1 (16-ounce) jar salsa

1 cup cooked rice

1 cup frozen corn, thawed

1 tablespoon chili powder

1 teaspoon garlic salt

1/2 cup shredded queso fresco or

Monterey jack cheese

1/2 cup chopped cilantro Mexican

crème or sour cream, if desired


Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Place squash, cut side up, in 13-by-9-inch baking pan. In large skillet over medium heat, heat oil until hot.

Crumble in turkey; add onion. Cook and stir until turkey is no longer pink and onion is tender; drain.

Stir in salsa, rice, corn, chili powder and garlic salt. Divide mixture among each squash half. Cover.

Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until squash is tender. Sprinkle with cheese and cilantro. Serve with Mexican crème, if desired. Serves 6.

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