Stuffed Acorn Squash


Very easy acorn squash with stuffing, that even the kids like, when you want to do something with it besides just butter and brown sugar!

close up view of Stuffed Acorn Squash with cheese on a green plate
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
2 to 4 servings


  • 1 acorn squash, halved and seeded

  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided

  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar, divided

  • 2 cups dry bread stuffing mix, divided

  • 1 ½ cups chicken broth, divided

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • garlic powder to taste

  • onion powder to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Place squash, face up, in a shallow baking dish. In each half place 2 tablespoons butter, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, 1 cup stuffing mix, 3/4 cup chicken broth, salt, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder. Wrap each half tightly with aluminum foil.

  3. Bake in preheated oven for 60 minutes, or until squash is very tender.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

1230 Calories
31g Fat
216g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 1230
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 39%
Saturated Fat 16g 82%
Cholesterol 67mg 22%
Sodium 4671mg 203%
Total Carbohydrate 216g 79%
Dietary Fiber 17g 62%
Total Sugars 52g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 27mg 135%
Calcium 333mg 26%
Iron 10mg 56%
Potassium 1627mg 35%

* 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.

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