Delicious Stuffed Pattypan Squash Recipe

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Delicious Stuffed Pattypan Squash Recipe
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
65mins
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Recipe by Administrator
Published on April 06, 2024

This Stuffed Pattypan Squash recipe is a flavorful and nutritious dish that is perfect for a family dinner or a special occasion. Filled with a tasty mixture of quinoa, vegetables, and herbs, these squash are sure to be a hit with everyone at the table.

Ingredients

  • 6 pattypan squash
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup diced bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 cup diced mushrooms
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Cut the tops off the pattypan squash and scoop out the seeds to create a hollow center.
  3. In a skillet, sauté the onion, bell pepper, mushrooms, and garlic until soft.
  4. Add the cooked quinoa, thyme, oregano, salt, and pepper to the skillet and mix well.
  5. Fill each pattypan squash with the quinoa mixture and place them in a baking dish.
  6. If desired, sprinkle shredded cheese on top of the stuffed squash.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the squash is tender.
  8. Serve hot and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Pattypan squash is a versatile vegetable that can be used in a variety of dishes.
  • This recipe can be easily customized with different vegetables or seasonings to suit your tastes.
  • Quinoa is a nutritious whole grain that adds protein and fiber to this dish.