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Bacon Beef Butternut Squash

Civilized Caveman
4.29 from 14 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Servings 4



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit
  • Cut squash in half and scrape out the seeds
  • Place face down in a pyrex dish with 1/2 inch of hot water and cook for 30 minutes
  • While its in the oven, cook the bacon in a pan until crispy, set aside and leave the bacon fat in the pan
  • Add 2 of the sliced onions and celery to the pan and then add the beef
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste and your cinnamon
  • Continue stirring until the beef is finished, remove from heat and place in a bowl
  • Remove the squash from the oven, when you can handle it scrape out some of the guts, leaving ~1/4 inch of squash, add squash to bowl with meat
  • Crumble your bacon and add that to the bowl as well
  • Mix well and then stuff your squashes with the beef mixture and place back in the 350 degree oven for 20 minutes
  • While your squash are baking, add your reserved onion to your sauté pan and cook them over low heat with your balsamic to caramelize them
  • Remove squash from oven, top with caramelized onions and Enjoy