Skip to main content
Smithfield
HolidayDinnerSides

Stuffed Acorn Squash with Bacon

alarm
Total Time:
57 mins
school
Skill Level:
Beginner
restaurant_menu
Servings:
6 Servings
Share:
Print:
Stuffed Acorn Squash with Bacon
alarm
Total Time:
57 mins
school
Skill Level:
Beginner
restaurant_menu
Servings:
6 Servings

Ingredients


Product ImageCenter Cut Applewood Smoked Bacon
  • 1 package Smithfield Premium Center Cut Applewood Smoked Bacon, chopped1 package
  • 3 Acorn squash, halved, seeds removed3
  • 4 tablespoons Salted butter, cubed 4 tablespoons
  • 1 cup Wild and white rice blend, dry1 cup
  • 1 stick Unsalted butter, cubed 1 stick
  • 1 Small Yellow onion, diced 1
  • 1/2 cup Celery, diced 1/2 cup
  • 2 Fuji apples, diced2
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh rosemary, minced2 tablespoons
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh sage, minced 2 tablespoons
  • 1/2 cup Italian flat parsley, minced 1/2 cup

Instructions


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees

  2. Render chopped bacon until crispy, drain on paper towel and reserve

  3. Place an even amount of butter into each of the squash halves, cover with foil, and bake for about 40 minutes or until tender

  4. While the squash is baking, cook the rice blend according to package instructions and reserve

  5. While the rice is cooking, heat a large pan over medium high heat and add the unsalted butter, onion, celery, apples, rosemary, sage, and parsley, cooking until the vegetables are tender

  6. When the squash is done, remove from the oven and allow to cool slightly

  7. With a large spoon, scoop out the meat of the squash, leaving about half an inch in the shell

  8. In a large mixing bowl, combine the scooped-out squash, bacon, rice blend, and vegetable mixture

  9. Scoop the stuffing into each of the squash halves and bake, uncovered for about 15 minutes, or until just heated through

  10. Serve immediately

For the Love of Meat

Ingredients


  • 1 package Smithfield Premium Center Cut Applewood Smoked Bacon, chopped1 package
  • 3 Acorn squash, halved, seeds removed3
  • 4 tablespoons Salted butter, cubed 4 tablespoons
  • 1 cup Wild and white rice blend, dry1 cup
  • 1 stick Unsalted butter, cubed 1 stick
  • 1 Small Yellow onion, diced 1
  • 1/2 cup Celery, diced 1/2 cup
  • 2 Fuji apples, diced2
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh rosemary, minced2 tablespoons
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh sage, minced 2 tablespoons
  • 1/2 cup Italian flat parsley, minced 1/2 cup

Suggested Recipes

Fried Ham, Potato and Swiss Croquettes
alarm
30 mins
school
Intermediate
restaurant_menu
6 Servings
alarm30 mins
schoolIntermediate
restaurant_menu6 Servings

Fried Ham, Potato and Swiss Croquettes
star_borderstar_borderstar_borderstar_borderstar_border
(0 Reviews)
Spicy Pimento Sausage Balls
alarm
29 mins
school
Beginner
restaurant_menu
6 Servings
alarm29 mins
schoolBeginner
restaurant_menu6 Servings

star_borderstar_borderstar_borderstar_borderstar_border
(0 Reviews)
Bacon Party Mix
alarm
25 mins
school
Beginner
restaurant_menu
4 Servings
alarm25 mins
schoolBeginner
restaurant_menu4 Servings

star_borderstar_borderstar_borderstar_borderstar_border
(0 Reviews)

Customer Reviews & Ratings

Loading...
Smithfield Foods
Join Our Conversation
© 2022 Smithfield Foods, Inc. All rights reserved.