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Barbecued or Baked Stuffed Acorn Squash


Barbecued or Baked Stuffed Acorn Squash

Vegetarian Baked Stuffed Squash

Photo by Bush's® Beans
Baked Stuffed Acorn Squash. Stuffed acorn squash is a popular vegetarian entree for Thanksgiving or any fall evening. This stuffed squash recipe is a vegetarian and vegan balanced meal with healthy and high-fiber beans for protein. Stuffed squash recipe and photo courtesy of Bush's® Beans. Scroll down for more vegetarian stuffed squash recipes.


  • 3 acorn squash
  • 1 28 ounce can vegetarian baked beans, drained
  • 4 tbsp barbecue sauce
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup or honey
  • 4 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp butter or margarine


Cut each squash in half widthwise. Slice 1/4 inch off the rounded end of each half so the squash sits upright without wobbling. Scrape out the seeds with a spoon and discard.

Mix baked beans, barbecue sauce, maple syrup and brown sugar in small mixing bowl. Divide mixture evenly among squash halves and top each half with 1/2 tablespoon butter or margarine. The squash can be prepared several hours ahead of time to this stage and refrigerated.

Bake at 350 degrees for 45 to 60 minutes. Cover lightly with foil if filling starts to dry.

Wasn't that easy? Enjoy your stuffed acorn squash!

More acorn squash recipes:

  • Holiday stuffed acorn squash
  • Vegetarian acorn squash soup
  • Fall quinoa-stuffed squash
  • Acorn squash with vegetarian baked beans
  • Acorn squash with vegetarian "sausage" stuffing
  • Barley-stuffed squash
  • Grilled squash with cheese
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