1 4 to 5 lb. edible squash
3 tablespoons honey, divided
1 tablespoon butter
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 medium leeks, cleaned and thinly sliced
7 oz. roasted or steamed chestnuts, roughly chopped
5 oz. dried apricots, diced
½ cup dry white wine
2 teaspoons shredded fresh sage leaves
2 tablespoons of plain raw pumpkin seeds
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
Note: This can readily be made in advance and reheated when needed. Just add a bit of broth or white wine to the stuffing to maintain the moistness.
LAMB STUFFED ACORN SQUASH
2 acorn squash, split in half, de-seeded
1 lb. ground lamb
1 yellow onion, thinly sliced
1½ cups shitake mushrooms, cleaned, and diced
2 medium cloves garlic, pressed
½ cup diced red bell peppers
2 tablespoons good olive oil, divided, plus some for brushing
½ cup beef, chicken or vegetable broth
¾ cup minced or shredded mint, parsley or chives, divided
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