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Stuffed Squash with Farro and Mushrooms

  • 2 Tbsp dried currants
  • 4 med delicata squash - halved lengthwise and scraped out (alt: acorn squash)
  • 6 oz farro
  • 8 oz mushrooms - chopped
  • 1 med leek - light green rinsed and thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic - chopped
  • 1 Tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 2 tsp fresh thyme leaves (alt: 1 tsp dried)
  • 1 oz Fontina cheese - grated (alt: Gruyere)
  • 1 oz Parmesan cheese - finely grated
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley

  1. Preheat oven to 450 deg. Place currants in small bowl with 2 Tbsp warm water to plump.
  2. Place squash on sheet pan; drizzle with 1 tsp olive oil; season with salt and pepper. Roast, cut side down, 20 min or until tender when pierced by a fork. Remove from oven and flip to cut side up.
  3. Cook farro in a med pot of boiling salted water, uncovered, 16 min or until tender. Drain; return to pot.
  4. In skillet heat 1 tsp olive oil. Add mushrooms and cook, stirring occasionally, 5 min. Season with salt and pepper; cook until softened. Transfer to a plate. In the same pan, heat 1/2 tsp olive oil; add leek and garlic; season with salt and pepper. Cook 3 min, stirring occasionally. Add mushrooms, thyme, and vinegar; season with salt and pepper, cook 1 min more. Turn off heat and add drained currants.
  5. Combine farro and vegetables. Add Fontina and 1 1/2 tsp olive oil, season with salt and pepper.
  6. Tightly pack each squash half with filling; drizzle on 1 tsp olive oil. Top with Parmesan; bake 5 min or until cheese melts. Remove from the oven; rest 2 min. Garnish with parsley.

Serves: 4       Total cook time: 40 min.
Source: Weight Watchers recipe card

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