Savory Sausage and Kale Stuffed Acorn Squash

Savory Sausage and Kale Stuffed Acorn Squash

If you’re looking for a hearty and flavorful dish that screams comfort food, our Savory Sausage and Kale Stuffed Acorn Squash recipe is the perfect choice. This dish combines the earthy flavors of acorn squash with the savory goodness of sausage and the nutritional boost of kale. It’s a delightful balance of flavors and textures that will leave your taste buds satisfied and your stomach full.


  • 2 acorn squash, halved and seeded
  • 1 lb Italian sausage, casings removed
  • 1 bunch kale, stems removed and leaves chopped
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Place the acorn squash halves, cut side down, on a baking sheet. Roast in the oven for 30 minutes or until they become tender.
  3. While the squash is roasting, heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, and sauté until translucent.
  4. Add the sausage to the skillet and cook until browned, breaking it into crumbles with a spoon as it cooks.
  5. Add the chopped kale to the skillet and cook until it wilts and becomes tender. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Remove the skillet from heat and stir in the breadcrumbs and grated Parmesan cheese.
  7. Once the acorn squash halves are done roasting, carefully flip them over. Fill each half with the sausage and kale mixture.
  8. Return the stuffed squash to the oven and bake for an additional 15-20 minutes until the filling is golden and crispy.
  9. Serve your Savory Sausage and Kale Stuffed Acorn Squash hot, garnished with additional Parmesan cheese if desired.

Total time: 1 hour

Serves 4

Savory Sausage and Kale Stuffed Acorn Squash is a comforting and nutritious dish that’s perfect for fall. Roasted acorn squash is filled with a delicious mixture of Italian sausage, sautéed kale, and Parmesan cheese. It’s a satisfying meal that will warm your heart and your taste buds.

Nutrition Information (per serving):

  • Calories: 450
  • Protein: 18g
  • Carbohydrates: 35g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Fat: 28g
  • Saturated Fat: 9g
  • Cholesterol: 45mg
  • Sodium: 880mg

Our Savory Sausage and Kale Stuffed Acorn Squash is a delightful way to enjoy the flavors of the season. The sweetness of the roasted squash pairs perfectly with the savory sausage and the earthy kale. Plus, it’s a visually stunning dish that will impress your family and friends. Try it for dinner tonight and savor every bite!

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