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Vegetarian Stuffed Butternut Squash Recipe

Vegetarian Stuffed Butternut Squash Recipe
Vegetarian stuffed Butternut squash

Vegetarian Stuffed Butternut Squash

Are you aware of the nutrient facts of butternut? I recommend reading this to anybody who loves butternut. As a chef I always love to try different recipes with butternut and as a result of that I give this super nutritious butternut squash recipe which is perfect for weeknight meals or holiday gatherings.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 272 kcal


  • 2 small butternut squash
  • 2 cups of rice
  • 2 cups of cooked porcini mushrooms
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 pinch of ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp galangal black sesame
  • 1 tsp four spices
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil


  • Preheat the oven to 380°F.
  • Wash the butternuts and cut them in half. Remove the seeds.
  • Arrange the halves in an oiled dish or covered with a silicone sheet
  • Bake for 30 minutes. Stick a knife blade into the flesh after 30 minutes. If it is not melting, extend the cooking for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, cook the rice in one and a half volumes of lightly salted water.
  • Also brown the cooked mushrooms
  • Add the spices (4 spices and galangal, black sesame) then the cooked rice. Mix everything and continue cooking for 5 minutes.
  • Hollow out the butternuts a little.
  • Mix the removed pumpkin flesh with the rice and porcini mushrooms. Adjust the seasoning (add salt and pepper if necessary).
  • Fill the butternut halves with the filling you have prepared
  • Serve and enjoy with a nice green salad
Keyword American Food

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