Stuffed veggies are always a winner at the dinner table and this delicious recipe is no exception! Packed with flavor and a multitude of ingredients, you’ll find yourself making this Shiitake Stuffed Acorn Squash recipe again and again.
Prepare quinoa according to package directions.
Place both halves of 1 squash in a microwave-safe dish, cut side down. Pour 2 tablespoons of water into dish. Microwave on HIGH for 10-12 minutes, or until knife inserts easily. Repeat with second squash and reserve.
Meanwhile, heat a large skillet over medium heat. Fry bacon until crisp. Add mushrooms, onions, garlic and poultry seasoning. Sauté for 5 minutes.
Add quinoa, spinach, maple syrup, if using, salt and pepper. Sauté for 2 minutes, until spinach is wilted.
Stuff squash with quinoa mixture. Top with cheese, if using.