Acorn squash has a slightly sweet and mild flavor and an almost buttery texture. It is not as strong of a flavor as butternut squash or pumpkin, which means it pairs well with a wide variety of foods.
After cutting your acorn squash, brush the insides with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, flip them over, and bake cut side down at 400°F for about 20 minutes.
While the acorn squash roasts, heat a bit of olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the ground beef and onions, plus a pinch of salt and pepper.
hen saute, breaking up the ground beef while it is cooking until it is no longer pink. Stir in the tomato sauce, and adjust seasonings to taste.
Remove the squash from the oven, flip each side over, and fill the squash halves with ricotta cheese and the meat sauce mixture.
Top with mozzarella and parmesan cheese and pop the stuffed squash abck in the oven just until the cheese melts and browns slightly.
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