Harvest Stuffed Squash
Staff Report - Nov 08, 2007
Try something new this Thanksgiving - whip up a new dish with a super delicious
3 (1-pound) acorn squash, cut in half,
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 (20-ounce) package lean ground
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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