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Stuffed butternut squash filled with stuffing on a bed of greens on a thanksgiving table

Stuffed Butternut Squash

A perfect main course for any holiday meal. This vegan roasted butternut squash stuffed with apple sausage stuffing is both delicious and impressive. 
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Course: Entree, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Vegan
Keyword: butternut squash, thanksgiving main course, vegan thanksgiving
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Cooling Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 254kcal
Author: Alex Meyer, MA

Ingredients

  • 1 butternut squash
  • 1 teaspoon smoked sea salt or 1 tsp salt with 1/8 tsp liquid smoke
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cups vegan apple sage, and sausage stuffing Recipe link below in instructions (or other desired filling)
  • kitchen twine

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 400°F (204°C).
  • Cut the butternut squash in half, lengthwise, and remove the seeds.
  • Brush the squash with the olive oil and sprinkle with the smoked sea salt and black pepper.
  • Place your butternut squash on an oiled baking sheet and place in the oven. You can place it cut side down for more caramelization, or cut side up for less.
  • Roast for 50 minutes, or until fork tender.
  • Remove the squash from the oven and scoop out the center.
  • Put your stuffing in the center of the squash.
  • Tie the squash together with kitchen twine.
  • Place the squash back in the oven for another fifteen minutes.
  • Make sure to let your squash cool for ten minutes before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 254kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 871mg | Potassium: 514mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 13600IU | Vitamin C: 26.2mg | Calcium: 92mg | Iron: 2mg