Pesto Stuffed Acorn Squash


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Switch up your dinner routine and give these stuffed acorn squashes a try! They are stuffed with pesto, maple dijon onions, walnut and chopped dates. It's a quick side the whole family will enjoy.

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  • 1 acorn squash
  • 1 big spoonful of pesto of choice
  • 1/2 large onion
  • drizzle of maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons dijon mustard
  • couple handfuls of chopped walnuts
  • 4 dates
  • avocado oil
  • salt and pepper


  • Step 1

    Cut your acorn squash in half and scoop out seeds. Place face up in a roasting pan and put some butter on or drizzle with oil or butter, and salt + pepper. Roast in the oven for 50 minutes - an hour. Remove and dab out any excess oil.

  • Step 2

    Cut your onion into strands and fry in a pan until slightly soft. Add in the dijon mustard + maple syrup, stir, and let cook down.

  • Step 3

    Top them off with your onions + walnuts + dates.

  • Step 4

    Garnish with fennel fronds + red pepper flakes if you wish and enjoy em’!