Thanksgiving side meal: Stuffed acorn squash with crab

Stuffed acorn squash with panko-crusted crab produces a scrumptious Thanksgiving side meal.

” An acorn squash filled with ‘stuffing,’ this meal is ultimate fall. This meal is high in protein and gluten-free, thanks to the tacky, gluten-free panko-crusted crab, and ideal for visitors or household members who might follow a specialized diet plan,” states Rima Kleiner MS, RD, a nutritional expert and blog writer at Dish on Fish(this dish can likewise be discovered in the National Pescatarian Month E-Cookbook “ Everyday Seafood Recipes: 65 Quick & Easy Dishes“). “And truthfully, it does not take much to finish this gorgeous meal– possibly some leafy greens and a glass of gewurztraminer.”

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Stuffed Acorn Squash and Crab from Dish on Fish

Dish on Fish nutritionist and blogger Rima Kleiner shares a stuffed acorn squash and crab recipe with Fox News.

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Meal on Fish nutritional expert and blog writer Rima Kleiner shares a packed acorn squash and crab dish with Fox News.
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Makes 4 portions

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 65 minutes

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Ingredients:

  • 2 acorn squashes, halved lengthwise and seeds dug (leaving a “bowl” in acorn squash)
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced
  • 1 tsp. dried parsley
  • 2 tsp. Old Bay flavoring
  • 1 pound. swelling crab meat, drained pipes
  • 1/4 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup gluten-free panko crumbs or crushed gluten-free rice cereal (like Rice Chex)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

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Dish on Fish's stuffed acorn squash recipe is made with panko-crusted crab, garlic, cheese and spices.

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Meal on Fish’s packed acorn squash dish is made with panko-crusted crab, garlic, cheese and spices.
( Dish on Fish)

Suggested cooking tools: Glass baking meal, sauté pan

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Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 ° F. Place acorn squash halves cut side in a glass baking meal; reserved.
  2. Heat olive oil over medium heat; sauté garlic and celery till tender, about 2-3 minutes. Include parsley and Old Bay spices. Eliminate from heat.
  3. In a medium bowl, integrate crab, cream cheese and prepared veggies. Mix to integrate all active ingredients; include salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Using a spoon, scoop mix into squash “bowls.” Divide mix in between squash bowls. (It is alright to over-stuff “bowls.”) Leading with Parmesan cheese and panko or cereal. Cover with foil; cook for 45 minutes.
  5. Remove foil and cook for an extra 15 minutes, or up until stuffing is browned and squash hurts. Makes 4 portions.

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