This delicious stuffed squash recipe combines sweet and savory flavors in a unique way. The combination of caramelized onions, apples, and spices stuffed inside tender roasted squash makes for a comforting and flavorful meal. It’s perfect for a cozy night in or a special dinner with friends. Plus, it’s a great way to use up any extra squash you may have on hand.
- 2 medium-sized squash (such as acorn or kabocha)
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 1 apple, chopped
- 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
- 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
- 2 tbsp. olive oil
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Cut the squash in half and scoop out the seeds.
- Place the squash halves cut-side up on a baking sheet.
- Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
- Roast the squash in the preheated oven for 30-40 minutes or until tender.
- While the squash is roasting, heat the olive oil in a pan over medium-high heat.
- Add the chopped onion and cook until caramelized, stirring occasionally.
- Add the chopped apple, walnuts, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and pepper to the pan and cook for an additional 5-10 minutes or until the apple is soft.
- Once the squash is done roasting, stuff each half with the apple and onion mixture.
- Return the stuffed squash to the oven and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes or until heated through.