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Acorn Squash Stuffed with Chorizo Sausage - Acorn squash is roasted and then filled with a delicious and flavorful mixture of chorizo, cannellini beans, and manchego to make a great, easy dinner. | justalittlebitofbacon.com
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Acorn Squash Stuffed with Chorizo Sausage

Acorn squash is roasted and then filled with a delicious and flavorful mixture of chorizo, cannellini beans, and manchego to make a great, easy dinner.
Course Main
Cuisine Spanish
Keyword stuffed acorn squash
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 475kcal
Author justalittlebitofbacon

Ingredients

  • 2 medium acorn squash, halved and seeds scooped out
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 oz chorizo, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 14-oz can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 4 oz manchego, shredded
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 4 tbsp chicken broth

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450F.
  • Line a baking sheet with foil and lightly oil the sheet and the acorn squash.
  • Roast squash cut side down for 20-30 minutes, or until soft. This will vary depending on the size.
  • While the squash is roasting, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add the chorizo and cook, stirring frequently until starting to brown, 10 minutes.
  • Add garlic and cannellini beans. Saute for 5 minutes more and then remove from heat. Stir in the paprika, manchego and green onions.
  • When the squash are done, turn them over on the baking sheet.
  • Add one tablespoon of broth to each squash half and poke it with a fork to let the broth soak in a bit.
  • Divide the chorizo stuffing mixture among the squash halves, mounding it up in each.
  • Return the squash to the oven and roast for for 5 minutes more.

Nutrition

Calories: 475kcal