Stuffed acorn squash with turkey sausage, apple & quinoa

Recipe by Jessica Kirschner @thepairadigm


  • 2 regular sized acorn squash
  • Plain goat cream cheese (apple cinnamon or honey would also be lovely)
  • 2tsp fresh or dried rosemary
  • 2 chopped apples
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 onion
  • 3 turkey sausages
  • 2-4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 cup of quinoa


  1. Cut squash in half.
  2. Scoop out the seeds and place face down on baking sheet.
  3. Roast for 30-40 min till fork easily pierces through.
  4. Preheat oven for 400
  5. Cook a cup of quinoa
  6. Once cooked mix with salt and pepper
  7. Stir till combined then set aside In frying pan, sate half an onion and 2-4 cloves of garlic
  8. Cut up 3 turkey sausages (we use Yorkshire wieners)
  9. Once caramelized and browned, add to quinoa mixture with a handful of soft goat cheese. Stir to combine.
  10. Once squash is finished, remove from oven, flip face up and fill with the stuffing.
  11. Top with leftover goat cheese and place back in oven at 350 till cheese is melted.
  12. Some might choose to garnish with fresh greens, maple syrup, light balsamic.
  13. Enjoy!

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