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Squash with Vegetarian Sausage and Rice Stuffing

Squash with Vegetarian Sausage and Rice Stuffing
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 2

A hearty filling turns acorn squash into a meatless main dish that goes from start to finish in under 30 minutes. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
medium acorn squash
1/2
cup frozen sweet peas
1/2
cup water
1/4
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/8
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup uncooked instant brown rice
3
frozen meatless breakfast sausage patties (from 8-oz box)
2
tablespoons shredded fresh Parmesan cheese

Steps

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  • 1
    Cut squash in half lengthwise; remove seeds. In 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish, place squash halves, cut side down. Cover with microwavable plastic wrap. Microwave on High 9 to 11 minutes or until squash is fork-tender.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, heat peas, water, thyme and salt to boiling over high heat. Stir in rice; return to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat; stir. Let stand covered 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  • 3
    Heat 8-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add sausage patties; cook 5 to 6 minutes or until lightly browned and thoroughly heated, breaking up patties into 1/2-inch pieces as they thaw.
  • 4
    Fluff rice mixture with fork; stir in sausage and cheese. Spoon rice mixture into squash halves.

Expert Tips

  • By choosing meatless sausage, you can save about half the fat grams per patty compared to using pork or beef sausage.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
450
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
590mg
25%
Total Carbohydrate
75g
25%
Dietary Fiber
8g
32%
Sugars
7g
Protein
23g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
5 Starch; 1 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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