Maple syrup and chili sauce provide a sweet and spicy flavor to this low-fat and low-calorie main-dish recipe.

Source: Family Circle
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oven to 400°F. Place squash halves, cut-side down, on a 15 x 10 x 1-inch baking pan. Add 2 cups water, and transfer to oven. Bake at 400°F for 35 minutes.

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  • Meanwhile, put bulgur in a bowl. Pour 3/4 cup boiling water over bulgur; cover with plastic wrap. Let stand 30 minutes.

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  • Once bulgur is softened, heat a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage; cook 2 minutes. Stir in garlic powder and red pepper; cook 3 minutes. Remove from heat.

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  • Stir in bulgur, chili sauce and 1/8 teaspoon of the salt. Remove squash from oven; pour off water. Flip over squash; brush with maple syrup. Season with remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt. Spoon filling in squash; return to oven. Bake 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

274 calories; total fat 7g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 13mg; sodium 455mg; carbohydrates 50g; fiber 12g; protein 9g.

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