Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash
Low-carb Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash is a great way to eat healthy and still enjoy the cozy feel of fall. An easy and delicious dinner.
White Cheddar Cheese
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Cover a baking dish or baking sheet with aluminum foil and set aside.
Cut squash in half.
Use a spoon to scrape out the seeds and stringy bits inside each squash half, until the inside is smooth.
Brush olive oil over each half on the orange flesh side.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Put each half onto the prepared baking sheet fresh side down.
Bake for 45 minutes.
Remove from oven and turn so that the flesh side is facing up and ready for sausage filling.
Cut onion, celery and apple into small pieces.
Brown Italian Sausage with onion and celery.
Once sausage is cooked through, drain any grease from pan.
Add apple and cook 3 - 5 minutes.
Beat one egg slightly.
Add sour cream and egg to sausage mixture and mix until all ingredients are incorporated.
Fill each acorn squash with sausage filling.
Sprinkle each with cheese.
Bake for 20 - 25 minutes.
If there is any extra sausage filling, bake in a ramekin alongside the squash.