Stuffed Vegetables

Spicy Brown Rice Stuffed Peppers

Posted by on Jun 9, 2010 in Entrees, Grains (non breakfast), Recipes, Rice, Stuffed Vegetables, Vegetables | 0 comments

Spicy Brown Rice Stuffed Peppers

1 cup brown rice (uncooked) 1 & 1/2 TBSP coconut oil, butter, or ghee 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 cup grated carrot 1 cup finely chopped celery 1 tsp pure salt freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 tsp dried basil 2 TBSP sunflower seeds several dashes of cayenne (optional) 4 large red bell peppers, cut in half lengthwise & seeded Preheat oven to 350. Cook rice according to package directions. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat and saute the onion, carrot & celery for a few mins, stirring regularly. Mix in spices and sunflower seeds, and cook another few mins. Add...

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Acorn Squash w/ Wild Rice Stuffing

Posted by on Jun 9, 2010 in Entrees, Grains (non breakfast), Recipes, Rice, Stuffed Vegetables, Vegetables, Winter Squash | 0 comments

Acorn Squash w/ Wild Rice Stuffing

3 medium acorn squash, halved lengthwise and seeds removed 2 to 3 TBSP melted butter, ghee, or coconut oil 1/2 medium onion, diced 2 medium garlic cloves (or shallots), finely chopped 4 celery stalks, finely chopped 1 TBSP minced fresh thyme leaves (or use 1 tsp dried dried) 2 cups cooked wild rice 2/3 cup pecans, toasted* and chopped (optional) 1/4 cup dried cranberries, (optional) 1 tsp pure salt freshly ground black pepper Preheat oven to 350. Place squash cut side down, in a baking pan filled with 1/4 inch hot water. Bake 30 mins. Meanwhile, place 1 tablespoon of the melted butter (or...

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Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash

Posted by on May 27, 2010 in Entrees, Photo Slide Show, Recipes, Stuffed Vegetables, Vegetables, Winter Squash | 0 comments

Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash

2 acorn squash, halved & seeded 3 cups peeled, cubed apples (about 3 apples) 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional) 2 TBSP natural sugar 2 TBSP raisins 2 TBSP butter, coconut oil or ghee, melted 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon Preheat oven to 350. Place squash cut side down, in a baking pan filled 1/4 inch high with hot water. Bake 30 mins. While squash is baking, in a large bowl, toss together all other ingredients. Remove pan from oven & discard the water. Place squash cut side up & fill each half with apple mixture. Bake 30 mins...

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