Mushroom and Spinach Stuffed Acorn Squash

Are you looking for a delicious and nutritious dish that will impress your guests this holiday season? Look no further than this Mushroom and Spinach Stuffed Acorn Squash recipe! Acorn squash is a versatile and flavorful ingredient that pairs perfectly with the earthy flavors of mushrooms and spinach. In this blog post, we will walk you through the steps to create this mouthwatering dish, perfect for a cozy dinner or festive gathering. We will discuss the ingredients needed, provide a step-by-step guide to preparing the dish, and offer tips for serving and storing leftovers. Let’s get cooking!


  • 2 acorn squash
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 oz mushrooms, chopped
  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F.
  2. Cut the acorn squash in half and scoop out the seeds.
  3. Brush the squash with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Place the squash halves cut side down on a baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes.
  5. While the squash is baking, heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  6. Add the onion and garlic, and cook until softened.
  7. Add the mushrooms and cook until they release their liquid and start to brown.
  8. Stir in the spinach and cook until wilted.
  9. Remove the skillet from heat and stir in the breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese.
  10. Remove the squash from the oven and flip them over.
  11. Fill each squash half with the mushroom and spinach mixture.
  12. Return the squash to the oven and bake for an additional 15 minutes.
  13. Enjoy your delicious Mushroom and Spinach Stuffed Acorn Squash!