BEEF PICADILLO-STUFFED ACORN SQUASH

Beef Picadillo Stuffed Acorn Squash --
30 Minutes or Less
  • Total Recipe Time: 30 minutes
  • Makes 4 servings

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 pound Ground Beef
  2. 1 medium onion, chopped
  3. 1 tablespoon Mexican Seasoning Mix (see Cook's Notes)
  4. 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  5. 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  6. 1/3 cup raisins
  7. 1 acorn squash, quartered, cooked
  8. 1 tablespoon slivered almonds (optional)

INSTRUCTIONS FOR BEEF PICADILLO-STUFFED ACORN SQUASH

  1. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef and onion; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking beef into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Remove from skillet with slotted spoon; pour off drippings. Return beef mixture to skillet.
  2. Sprinkle seasoning mix and cinnamon over beef; mix well. Stir in tomato sauce and raisins; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve over squash. Garnish with almonds, if desired.
  • Test Kitchen Tips
  • Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
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