Stuffed Acorn Squash

Take advantage of fall produce with this delicious and colorful dish.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Servings: 4

Ingredients:

  • 2 medium acorn squash
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons margarine or butter
  • 4 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups Keebler® Club® Original crackers Buy Now
  • 1 cup finely chopped ham
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

Directions:

1. Lengthwise cut squash in half. Remove and discard seeds. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. In 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray arrange squash halves, cut side down. Bake at 350°F for 50 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, in medium skillet cook onion and bell pepper in margarine or butter until tender. Stir in flour. Gradually stir in milk. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture thickens and boils. Stir crackers, ham, mustard and pepper sauce into milk mixture.

3. Turn squash halves, cut side up. Spoon cracker mixture into cavities. Bake at 350°F for 15 minutes more or until lightly browned.