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Ham-Stuffed Acorn Squash

No recipe image available.Try something new and tasty with leftover holiday ham.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 acorn squash
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/3 cup chopped onion
1 1/2 cups diced cooked ham
2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
1/8 teaspoon ground allspice

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cut acorn squash in half lengthwise; remove the seeds and membranes. Place, cut-side down, on a greased 9-inch baking dish; add water to 1/2-inch deep. Cover and bake at 350°F (175°C) for 30 minutes.
  2. Melt butter in a small saucepan. Add celery and onion; cook until tender. Add ham, brown sugar, and allspice; stir well. Cook over medium heat until heated through. Spoon onto the acorn squash halves. Cover and bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 15 minutes. Remove the cover and bake an additional 15 minutes.

Makes 4 servings.