Cheesy Acorn Squash

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I made this with 2 small Acorn Squash. Each half was enough for 1 person.

2 acorn squash cut in half and cleaned out of seeds

Garlic powder

3 tablespoons butter or margarine

1 cup diced celery

1 cup diced onion

1 cup shredded carrot

Salt, pepper and parsley to taste

Shredded cheese, chopped bacon and bread crumbs for topping

Season inside of squash with garlic powder

Place cut side down in a greased 9×9 glass dish and microwave for 20 minutes until tender

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

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Melt butter in a pan over medium heat

Sautee celery, onion and carrot till soft, only takes a few minutes

Sprinkle with salt, pepper and parsley

Flip acorn squash over in baking dish and scoop filling into squash

Top with a bit of bread crumbs and cover with foil

Bake 15 minutes

Remove foil and top with cheese and bacon

Put back in oven until the cheese melts

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You can also add garlic, mushrooms or anything else as a stuffing for the squash. It’s a great way to use up leftover veggies in the fridge.

This was a real good side dish. Next time I make this, I will make extra and freeze them.

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