Bulgur-Stuffed Squash

Bulgur-Stuffed Squash
Maple syrup and chili sauce provide a sweet and spicy flavor to this low-fat and low-calorie main-dish recipe.
Makes 6
Prep 5 m
Bake 45 m
Cook 5 m



  1. 1 of 4 Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Place squash halves, cut-side down, on a 15 x 10 x 1-inch baking pan. Add 2 cups water, and transfer to oven. Bake at 400 degrees F for 35 minutes.
  2. 2 of 4 Meanwhile, put bulgur in a bowl. Pour 3/4 cup boiling water over bulgur; cover with plastic wrap. Let stand 30 minutes.
  3. 3 of 4 Once bulgur is softened, heat a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage; cook 2 minutes. Stir in garlic powder and red pepper; cook 3 minutes. Remove from heat.
  4. 4 of 4 Stir in bulgur, chili sauce and 1/8 teaspoon of the salt. Remove squash from oven; pour off water. Flip over squash; brush with maple syrup. Season with remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt. Spoon filling in squash; return to oven. Bake 10 minutes.
Nutrition Information for Bulgur-Stuffed Squash
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Per Serving: 13 mg chol., 7 g Fat, total, 50 g carb., 9 g pro., 274 kcal cal., 455 mg sodium, 12 g fiber, 2 g sat. fat