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Stuffed Red Kuri Squash


1 whole Kuri Squash, cut in half and seeds removed
4 tablespoons of butter
Salt and pepper to taste
2 tablespoons red onion, diced
1 teaspoon minced garlic
2 teaspoons olive oil
2 cups COOKED rice
1 cup COOKED sausage (chicken or pork sausage)
2 teaspoons fresh parsley, chopped
4 tablespoons coconut milk


Preheat oven to 375.

  1. Place both squash halves in baking dish face up. Add salt, pepper and 2 tablespoons of butter to each half.
  2. Bake squash for 35 minutes. Check the squash and see if it is still firm, if so, bake a bit longer.
  3. While squash is baking prepare the filling. Sauté the onion and garlic in olive oil.
  4. Add the cooked rice and cooked sausage. Taste mixture and salt and pepper accordingly.
  5. Remove baked squash from oven and fill the centers with the rice. The butter that has melted should be soaked up by the rice.
  6. Add the 2 tablespoons of coconut milk and sprinkle with the parsley.
  7. Return to oven and bake for 10 minutes. Serve a half to each person. Enjoy!