Apple and Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash

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  • Published Jul 28th
  • Ready In1h 20m
  • Servings12
  • Calories119
When I think of fall, I think of squash. And although I came up with this recipe in the middle of summer, it's definitely a keeper! Definitely will be making this again. Would be a great side dish for Thanksgiving. Drizzle with maple syrup and enjoy!

Apple and Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Apple and Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash for 12 servings:

  • 2 acorn squash, halved and seeded
  • 2 large Gala apples, cubed
  • 1 cup pork sausage (such as Jimmy Dean®)
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/8 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon celery seed
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

Apple and Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash Cooking Instructions

  • Prep20m
  • Cook1h
  • Ready In1h 20m

To cook Apple and Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash, you need about 20 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Apple and Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash is about 1 hour , and you can serve your Apple and Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash within 1 hour 20 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Apple and Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Place acorn squash cut side down on a baking sheet.
  2. 2 Bake in the preheated oven until soft and browned, about 30 minutes.
  3. 3 Mix apples, sausage, onion, raisins, poultry seasoning, ginger, cloves, celery seed, salt, and pepper together in a bowl. Spoon sausage mixture into the hollow of the acorn squash; place on the baking sheet.
  4. 4 Bake in the preheated oven until sausage is cooked through and apples are soft, about 30 minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Turkey sausage can be substituted for pork sausage if desired.
  • Craisins® can be substituted for raisins if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 119 calories; 2.3 grams of fat; 25 grams of carbohydrates; 2.5 grams of protein; 5 milligrams of cholesterol; 103 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jul 9th 2019

    Delicious! I added more of each spice and only cooked one acorn. Loved the burst of flavour in the 'sausage' (I used beef and bison mix).

  2. Nov 7th 2018

    I don’t typically review but this was delicious! Just the right amount of sweet and savory. I had mild Italian sausage and as others suggested I cooked it first with the onion, then adde ...

  3. Oct 19th 2018

    Absolutely delicious and very easy. I took some advice from other reviewers and cooked stuffing separately from squash. While it's pretty to serve in the squash half, we ended up removing al ...

  4. Oct 15th 2018

    Quite good-I would add some butter and grease the pan (and thought so originally), but I always follow a recipe if I am going to review~

  5. Dec 17th 2017

    This was very tasty, lots of great flavours that went together very well. I will definitely make this again. I did what someone else suggested and I cooked the sausage mix before I put it ...

  6. Oct 29th 2017

    I will definitely make this again. The ingredients in the stuffing worked well together. I did change the cooking procedure. I cooked the sausage firs, drained it, and then combined the stuf ...

  7. Jan 26th 2017

    I made this according to the recipe but, since it was for just my husband and me, I used only one acorn squash and pared down the other ingredients accordingly. We both thought it was very ...

  8. Dec 9th 2016

    This was tasty! If you like sweet and savory, this recipe is for you. I came across this while doing an ingredient search for acorn squash and pork sausage. I had 1 squash on hand that neede ...