BYTES: STUFFED ACORN SQUASH

STUFFED SPAGHETTI SQUASH

1 two pound spaghetti squash
4 slices bacon
? pound mushrooms, sliced
¼ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
2 tablespoons chopped green onion
salt and pepper to taste
1 cup grated Swiss cheese

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Place the whole squash in a baking pan. Pierce it in several places with a fork. Bake for one to one and ½ hours, or until the shell gives slightly when pressed. Also, the squash can be cooked

Fry the bacon until crisp. Drain and crumble it.  Add a small amount of the bacon fat; saute the mushrooms and the green onions.

Cut the squash in half lengthwise. Discard the seeds. Pull the strands of pulp from the shell with a fork. In a medium bowl, combine the squash, bacon, mushrooms, nutmeg, green onions, salt, pepper, and cheese. Mound the mixture in the squash shells or in a shallow two-quart baking pan. Bake until heated through and serve hot.
 
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