Stuffed Squash

Ingredients12 medium Florida yellow squash2 15-ounce cans tomato sauce1 6-ounce can tomato paste1 pound lean ground beef1 cup brown rice1 cup onion, finely chopped1 teaspoon ground allspice1 teaspoon paprikapepper to tastePreparation

  1. Remove the neck from each squash. With a small knife or a spoon, scoop out the rounded body; set aside.
  2. Combine the tomato sauce and the tomato paste in a 2-quart saucepan. Combine beef and remaining ingredients in a medium-sized bowl and mix well.
  3. Stuff each squash with the beef mixture without packing too tightly.
  4. Place stuffed squash in the sauce and add enough water to cover all the squash. Cover pan and simmer on medium-low for about 30 minutes, until rice is cooked.

Yield4 servings

 

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