Quinoa Mushroom Stuffed Acorn Squash (Vegan)

Quinoa Mushroom Stuffed Acorn Squash (Vegan)

1 cup Quinoa & Mushroom Stuffing
¼ – ½ cup Vegetable Stock
Salt & Pepper to taste
1 Roasted Acorn Squash
1 oz Soft Vegan Cheese

Reheat quinoa & mushroom stuffing in a sauté pan. Add vegetable stock and salt & pepper to taste. Fill cavity of warm pumpkin or squash with quinoa mushroom mix. Top with crumbled vegan cheese.

Makes – 1 serving

 Roasted Acorn Squash

1 Acorn Squash or Mini Pumpkin
1 tbsp Canola Oil
Salt & Pepper to taste

Remove top and scoop out seeds. Rub with oil and season with salt and pepper. Place cut side down on a baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees until soft.

Makes – 1 each

 Quinoa and Mushroom Stuffing

3 cups sliced Leeks
1 tbsp Canola Oil
3 cups chopped Cremini Mushrooms
8 caps chopped Portabella Mushrooms
½ cup Black Quinoa
½ cup Golden Quinoa
3 cups Water
2 tbsp Salt (or to taste)
1 tbsp chopped Fresh Tarragon

Saute leeks in canola oil until soft. Add mushroom and sauté until cooked through. Add quinoa, water, tarragon and salt to taste. Cover and simmer until quinoa is cooked through; about 30 minutes (water should be absorbed).

Makes – 3 cups

Disclaimer: All our recipes were originally designed for much larger batch size. This recipe has been reduced – but not tested at this scale. Please adjust as to your taste and portion size.