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Ground Beef Stuffed Squash

For this diet-friendly recipe, we've used butternut squash and ground beef in a very delicious way. First, we've made a hearty filling with ground beef, mushrooms, tomatoes, and bell pepper. The next step was to roast the butternut squash and then stuff it with the meat and vegetable mixture. After baking this stuffed butternut squash for a few minutes, the dish is ready to be served without any guilt!
For this diet-friendly recipe, we've used butternut squash and ground beef in a very delicious way. First, we've made a hearty filling with ground beef, mushrooms, tomatoes, and bell pepper. The next step was to roast the butternut squash and then stuff it with the meat and vegetable mixture. After baking this stuffed butternut squash for a few minutes, the dish is ready to be served without any guilt!

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Ingredients

1 butternut squash
2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
1 pound ground beef
1 onion, diced
3 garlic cloves, crushed
4 mushrooms, chopped
1 large tomato, chopped
1 yellow bell pepper, diced
½ teaspoon dried thyme
½ teaspoon dried oregano
cayenne pepper
salt
pepper
5 ounces of parmesan, grated

Ingredients

Steps

1
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Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F/200 degrees C.

2
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Cut the butternut squash into halves and remove its seeds with a spoon.

3
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Line a baking tray with parchment paper and lay the butternut squash halves on it. Roast for 30 minutes.

4
Done

Meanwhile, heat about 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a skillet. Add the ground beef and cook it until brown, stirring often.

5
Done

Add the onion, garlic, and mushrooms. Cook until the onion softens.

6
Done

Add the tomato, bell pepper, dried thyme, oregano, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Stir and cook further for about 15 minutes, on low-medium heat.

7
Done

Remove the roasted butternut squash from the oven and scoop out some more of its flesh, to make room for the stuffing.

8
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Stuff the butternut squash halves with the beef mixture and top with grated parmesan.

9
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Return to the oven and cook for 10 more minutes.

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Nutritional Chart

568 kcal
Calories
38 g
Protein
34 g
Fat
30 g
Carbohydrates

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Andrei Gusty

Well, I love to eat! I guess I always did. Tasty foods, traditional foods, fast-foods, healthy foods and, again, not so healthy ones. You name it.

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