Cheesy Acorn Squash


Very tasty squash! Goes best with beef or ham.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
2 servings


  • 1 acorn squash, halved and seeded

  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • 1 cup diced celery

  • 1 cup finely chopped onion

  • 1 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced

  • teaspoon salt

  • 1 pinch ground black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon chopped parsley

  • ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Place squash cut side down in a glass dish. Cook in microwave for 20 minutes on high, until almost tender.

  3. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt butter and add celery and onion; saute until transparent. Stir in mushrooms; cook 2 to 3 minutes more. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and parsley. Divide mixture in half, spoon into the squash and cover.

  4. Cook 15 minutes in the preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven. Uncover, sprinkle with cheese and put back in the oven until the cheese bubbles.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

414 Calories
27g Fat
36g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 414
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 35%
Saturated Fat 17g 85%
Cholesterol 76mg 25%
Sodium 504mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 10g 36%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 28mg 139%
Calcium 329mg 25%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 1196mg 25%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.