Butternut Squash & Spicy Sausage Stuffing

Butternut Squash & Spicy Sausage Stuffing
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4
Servings
4
Butternut Squash & Spicy Sausage Stuffing
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Servings
4
Servings
4
Ingredients
Servings:
Recipe Notes

1. Prepare Squash as follows: Cut Squash in half length-wise then place in a shallow baking dish, cut sides down. Pour 1 cup water into dish around squash halves. Bake at 350 degrees for about 1.5 hours until squash is easily pierced with a fork. Let cool, then cut into ¼ -inch cubes

2. Add cubed Squash into a rimmed baking sheet

3. Sprinkle squash with 2 tsps Olive Oil, then Sage, Thyme, Basil and Oregano

4. Bake Squash until heated through and tender (about 10 minutes) then set aside.

5. Add chopped onions to a deep skillet and saute over a medium heat until clear

6. Add sausage to skillet, mix with onions and cook on the stove-top until browned (approx. 10-12 minutes), breaking meat up into small bite-size pieces

7. Add Squash to the Sausage in the skillet and stir to mix

8. Mix in Cranberries, Walnuts and Apples and continue cooking for another 5 minutes or until all flavors combine.

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Butternut Squash & Spicy Sausage Stuffing

 

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Looking for a low carb alternative to traditional stuffing this holiday season?  If so, try this heart healthy recipe that replaces traditional breadcrumbs with sweet, nutrient rich Butternut squash.  Just one cup of cooked Butternut Squash has only 83 calories yet provides 437% RDA of Vitamin A as well as 52% RDA of vitamin C, and 582 mg of Potassium, to boost your energy, facilitate weight loss and promote a healthy complexion. 

Butternut Squash & Spicy Sausage Stuffing
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Butternut Squash & Spicy Sausage Stuffing
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Ingredients
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Prepare Squash as follows: Cut Squash in half length-wise then place in a shallow baking dish, cut sides down. Pour 1 cup water into dish around squash halves. Bake at 350 degrees for about 1.5 hours until squash is easily pierced with a fork. Let cool, then cut into ¼ -inch cubes
  2. Add cubed Squash into a rimmed baking sheet
  3. Sprinkle squash with 2 tsps Olive Oil, then Sage, Thyme, Basil and Oregano
  4. Bake Squash until heated through and tender (about 10 minutes) then set aside.
  5. Add chopped onions to a deep skillet and saute over a medium heat until clear
  6. Add sausage to skillet, mix with onions and cook on the stove-top until browned (approx. 10-12 minutes), breaking meat up into small bite-size pieces
  7. Add Squash to the Sausage in the skillet and stir to mix
  8. Mix in Cranberries, Walnuts and Apples and continue cooking for another 5 minutes or until all flavors combine.
  9. Remove from heat, season with Salt and Pepper to taste, and ENJOY!
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