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Cheesy Stuffed Delicata Squash. Delicata Squash Stuffed with Ground Beef, Ricotta Cheese, Sauce and topped with Melted Mozzarella and Grated Parmesan.
Halve squash and use a spoon to remove seeds and stringy insides, discard. Place squash halved in a large (9 x 13) Pyrex style glass baking dish and rub each with a tiny bit of olive oil then sprinkle with a pinch of salt and pepper.
Preheat oven to 400F. Heat a large skillet (12") over medium high heat. Once hot, add olive oil and then onion, salt, pepper and crushed red pepper flakes. Saute, stirring frequently, 10 to 12 minutes or until onion is just starting to brown.
Add ground beef. Use a wooden spoon or spatula to break up any large pieces and cook 5 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until there is no pink visible.
Remove from heat and add ricotta cheese and 1 cup of sauce. Stir until well combined.
Spoon beef mixture into cavities of squash. Top each with a tablespoon of sauce. Sprinkle each with 1 teaspoon of grated cheese and place in the oven.
Recipe courtesy of Alyssa Brantley | EverydayMaven
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