Twice Baked Kale and Pecorino Acorn Squash
Twice Baked Kale and Pecorino Acorn Squash
  • prep: 1092 hr 15 min
  • cook: 1092 hr 15 min
  • total: 1092 hr 15 min
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  • Summary

    This twice baked acorn squash is stuffed with tuscan kale, hearty freekah and pecorino romano for a lovely fall side with a hidden protein boost.

    Ingredients

    • 2 small acorn squash
    • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    • 1/3 cup freekah (or other hearty grain like barley, brown rice, farro, wheatberries, etc.)
    • 3/4 cup broth (chicken or vegetable)
    • 1/2 tablespoon butter
    • 1/2 large red onion, thinly sliced
    • 1 tablespoon minced rosemary
    • 1 small bunch lacinto kale, thinly sliced
    • salt and pepper
    • 2 scoops (20g) Vital Proteins collagen peptides
    • 1/2 cup grated pecorino romano cheese plus more for topping

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 243 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 15 g 23.63%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 27.43%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 29 mg 9.62%
    • Sodium: 255 mg 10.64%
    • Calcium: 195 mg 19.5%
    • Potassium: 133 mg 3.79%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.71%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 12 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 10.2%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 16 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 1.75%
    • Vitamin C 0.19%
    • Vitamin D 0.33%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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