Lasagna Stuffed  Acorn Squash

What does acorn squash taste like?

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.

Roast the Squash

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.

Make the Meat Sauce

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.

Make the Meat Sauce

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.

Stuff the Squash

Remove the squash from the oven, flip each side over, and fill the squash halves with ricotta cheese and the meat sauce mixture.

Stuff the Squash

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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