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Acorn Squash Stuffed with Beans : A Cookalong Original

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Acorn squash becomes a savory complete meal. Your mouth will love the feel and the many flavors in this terrific, nutritional main dish. Vegan and happy-making.

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Difficulty Level



Needed Items


  • 45 minutes


  • 2 acorn squash
    1 clove garlic
    1 Tbsp olive oil
    1 medium onion
    1/2 cup chopped green pepper
    1/8 tsp cayenne
    1/4 tsp cumin
    2 Tbsp minced fresh parsley (or 1 Tbsp dried parsley)
    1 15oz. can butter beans, drained
    1/2 cup chopped pistachios (or toasted almonds)

Number of Servings

  • 4


  • Large sharp knife
    Large baking dish
    Saute pan


  • Preheat oven to 375°

Additional Notes

My description of how to chop an onion isn’t as clear as I wish it was. To help make that easier, here is a video that shows what I was trying to describe:

HOWEVER, after doing some additional research, I recommend using THIS technique, because it’s easier and safer: