Chicken Mushroom Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash

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Ingredients

  • 2 acorn squash halved
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb ground Chicken
  • 1.5 cups chopped button mushrooms
  • 1 cup chopped apples
  • 1/2 cup chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1 tsp rosemary
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese of choice (Mozzarella, gruyere or cheddar all work great!)

Directions

      1. 1.Preheat oven to 450 degrees

      2. 2.Line a baking sheet with foil or parchment + spray with olive oil to prevent squash from sticking

      3. 3.Slice acorn squash in half, scoop out seeds and place flat on sheet sprayed with olive oil.

      4. 4.Bake the squash for 20-25 minutes, until it is fork tender.

      5. 5.While the squash cooks – sauté chicken in olive oil for 10 minutes until brown.

      6. 6.Add in chopped mushrooms, apples, chicken stock, rosemary, pepper and salt to the pan. Sauté for an additional 5 minutes.

      7. 7.When the squash is done, remove from the oven + scoop out most of the cooked center.

      8. 8.Add the squash filling to the chicken/mushroom/apple mixture in the pan+ stir until completely mixed in.

      9. 9.Scoop the chicken/squash mixture back into the squash + top with cheese of choice

      10. 10.Bake them at 450 for 5 minutes until cheese melts, and then broil for 2-3 minutes so the cheesy gets crispy.

      11. 11.Enjoy!