Nov 042012

Stuffed Acorn Squash

2 Medium Acorn Squash cut in half and seeds removed
1 lb Ground pork
1 small red onion peeled and small dice
2 Cloves garlic minced
1 T Fennel seeds
1 T rubbed sage
1 T Hungarian paprika
1 T Chili Powder
1 T Canola Oil plus additional to brush the edges of the squash
Salt and pepper to taste

In dry non stick pan over medium heat, toast fennel seeds and grind seeds. Brown pork in canola over medium low heat. Add onion and garlic. Cook to soften veg. Drain mixture and allow to cool. Add Seasonings to combine. Preheat oven to 350. Arrange the squash cut side up on baking sheet. Brush edges of cut side of squash. Fill squash cavities with sausage mixture and cover with heavy aluminum foil. Bake for 45 minutes or until squash flesh is soft when touched.