Mushroom and Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash

Are you looking for a delicious and hearty dish that is perfect for fall? Look no further than this recipe for Mushroom and Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash! This dish combines the earthy flavors of mushrooms and savory sausage with the sweet and nutty taste of acorn squash for a meal that is sure to satisfy. In this blog post, we will walk you through the steps to create this mouthwatering dish, from preparing the squash to stuffing it with the flavorful filling. So grab your apron and let’s get cooking!


  • 2 acorn squash
  • 1 lb sausage
  • 1 cup chopped mushrooms
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil


  1. Cut the acorn squash in half and scoop out the seeds. Brush the insides with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Place them cut side down on a baking sheet and roast in a preheated oven at 400°F for 30-40 minutes, or until tender.
  2. While the squash is roasting, cook the sausage in a skillet over medium heat until browned. Add the onions, garlic, mushrooms, and thyme. Cook until the vegetables are soft.
  3. Remove the skillet from heat and stir in the breadcrumbs. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Once the squash is done, remove them from the oven and flip them over. Fill each squash half with the sausage mixture.
  5. Return the squash to the oven and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes, or until the tops are golden brown.
  6. Serve hot and enjoy your delicious Mushroom and Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash!


  • You can customize this recipe by adding other vegetables like bell peppers or spinach.
  • For a vegetarian version, you can substitute the sausage with cooked lentils or quinoa.
  • This dish makes a great main course for a fall dinner party or Thanksgiving meal.