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Couscous Stuffed Acorn Squash

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8 servings

Fall into the season with Couscous Stuffed Acorn Squash. No one ever says boo to this acorn squash with couscous and nut stuffing recipe.

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  • Cut each squash piece lengthwise in half; place, cut sides down, on microwaveable plate. Microwave on HIGH 12 to 15 min. or until tender.
  • Meanwhile, heat dressing in medium saucepan on medium heat. Add onions and garlic; cook and stir 3 min. Stir in spices; cook 1 min. Add broth and beans; stir. Bring to boil, stirring occasionally. Stir in couscous. Remove from heat; cover. Let stand 5 min.
  • Turn squash over; fill with couscous mixture. Microwave 2 min. or until heated through. Sprinkle with trail mix.

Special Equipment Needed

Special Extra

Sprinkle with KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese before serving.

Use Your Oven

Place squash halves, cut sides down, in shallow pan. Bake in 400ºF oven 40 to 45 min. or until squash is tender. Meanwhile, prepare couscous mixture as directed. Fill squash pieces with couscous mixture; bake 5 min. or until heated through. Sprinkle with trail mix.


  • 8 servings

Healthy Living

  • Low fat
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Low sodium
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 2 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 2 Starch
  • 1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

Acorn squash is the essence of autumn. Here, it's stuffed with whole wheat couscous, navy beans and nuts for a low-fat, low-sodium side.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings
Calories 180
Total fat 3g
Saturated fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 135mg
Carbohydrate 35g
Dietary fiber 5g
Sugars 7g
Protein 7g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 8 %DV
Vitamin C 10 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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