Baked Butternut Squash with Sausage and Apples - Rombauer Vineyards
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Baked Butternut Squash with Sausage and Apples

Prep Time:

10 Minutes

Cook Time:

55 Minutes

Total Time:

75 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 butternut squash (about 1 pound each)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 recipe basic bread stuffing, made with sausage and apples
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar

1Step 1

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Grease a baking dish large enough to hold the squash comfortably

2Step 2

  • Halve lengthwise and remove the seeds and strings from:
    • 2 butternut squash
  • Arrange cut side up in the baking dish and brush with:
    • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • Cover with a lid or foil and bake until almost tender, 30-40 minutes. Remove from the oven and let the squash cool slightly
  • Keep oven on

3Step 3

  • Prepare:
    • 1/2 recipe basic bread stuffing, made with sausage and apples

4Step 4

  • When the squash has cooled, scoop out most of the flesh, leaving 3/8-inch thick shells.
  • Lightly mix the squash pulp into the stuffing mixture, breaking up the squash as little as possible

5Step 5

  • Pile the stuffing into the squash halves
  • Dot each half with:
    • 1 tablespoon butter, cut into small pieces
    • 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
  • Bake, uncovered, until piping hot, browned and crusty on top, 20-25 minutes.
  • Let cool for several minutes before serving.

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