The Easy Way to Prepare Yummy Acorn Squash with Kale and Turkey Sausage

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Acorn Squash with Kale and Turkey Sausage.

Acorn Squash with Kale and Turkey Sausage You can make Acorn Squash with Kale and Turkey Sausage using 14 ingredients and 3 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Acorn Squash with Kale and Turkey Sausage

  1. You need 3 of acorn squash.
  2. Prepare 1/2 tsp of salt.
  3. It’s 1/4 tsp of black pepper.
  4. Prepare of Olive oil cooking spray.
  5. You need 3 tsp of olive oil.
  6. You need 1 lb of spicy Italian turkey sausage.
  7. Prepare 1 of large leek.
  8. Prepare 3 cloves of garlic.
  9. You need 4 cups of baby kale.
  10. You need 1/3 cup of chicken broth.
  11. It’s 1/4 cup of chopped walnuts.
  12. You need 3 tsp of parmesan cheese, freshly grated.
  13. Prepare 3 tbs of panko breadcrumbs.
  14. It’s of Red pepper flakes, optional.

Acorn Squash with Kale and Turkey Sausage instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Cut the squash in half. Cut a thin slice off the round side of each squash half to create a stable base. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; coat with cooking spray. Place squash flesh side down on a baking sheet lined with aluminum foil; bake until golden and tender, 40 minutes. Remove from oven; flip squash and set aside..
  2. In a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, heat 1 teaspoon oil. Add sausage; cook, breaking into coarse pieces, until brown, 6 minutes; transfer to a bowl. To same skillet, add remaining 2 teaspoons oil and leek; cook until leek is soft, 3 minutes. Add garlic; cook, 30 seconds. Add kale and toss; add broth. Cover and cook until kale is tender, 5 minutes; stir in sausage. Divide kale-sausage filling among squash..
  3. In a bowl, combine walnuts, Parmesan, panko and optional red pepper flakes; sprinkle evenly over squash bowls and coat with cooking spray. Broil until panko is golden, 2 minutes..