Quinoa and Cheddar Cheese Stuffed Squash

Quinoa and Cheddar Cheese Stuffed Squash

  • Preparation 25 min
  • Cooking 1 h 15 min
  • Servings 4
  • Egg-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
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Ingredients

  • Squash

    • 2 small acorn squash
    • 2 tbsp (30 ml) olive oil
    • 2 tsp (10 ml) honey
  • Stuffing

    • 1/2 cup (125 ml) quinoa, rinsed and drained
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
    • 2 tbsp (30 ml) olive oil
    • 1 tsp (5 ml) harissa paste
    • 1 roasted red bell pepper, peeled, seeded and diced
    • 1/2 cup (125 ml) roasted peanuts, chopped
    • 1/4 cup (60 ml) raisins
    • 3/4 cup (180 ml) grated cheddar cheese
    • 2 tbsp (30 ml) cilantro, chopped (optional)

Preparation

  • Squash

  • Stuffing

Note from Ricardo

Baking the squash and preparing the stuffing can be done in advance. However, allow for more baking time to warm the stuffed squash. To prevent them from drying out, cover with aluminum foil.

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