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Butternut Squash with Spicy Chilli Recipe

Looking for an easy butternut squash with spicy chilli recipe? Learn how to make butternut squash with spicy chilli using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by faylawrence

Makes 4 servings



A substantial supper, making the most of seasonal squash

Recipe Ingredients for butternut squash with spicy chilli

1 kg butternut squash
1 tbsp olive oil
1 red onion
25 g red chillies
2 tsp ground cumin
250 g minced beef
2 tbsp tomato puree
275 g kidney beans
20 g coriander

Recipe Directions for butternut squash with spicy chilli

  1. Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Rub the squash with a little oil, then roast them on a baking tray for 45 mins until soft.

  2. Meanwhile, heat the remaining oil in a large frying pan, then fry the onion for a few mins until soft. Stir in the chilli and cumin, fry for 1 min more, then add the mince, browning for 3-4 mins. Stir in the purée and beans with a splash of water and season. Warm through and keep warm. Or cool, freeze for up to 1 month, then defrost and reheat.

  3. Scoop a little of the soft squash flesh out to make a hollow, then stir this into the chilli with half the coriander. Fill the cavity of each squash with a quarter of the mix, then scatter with the remaining coriander. Dress the spinach with a drop more olive oil, season and serve alongside the squash.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 432.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
511
Calories from Fat
77
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.6g
13%
Saturated Fat
2.2g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
56mg
19%
Sodium
67mg
3%
Potassium
2185mg
62%
Total Carbohydrates
75.5g
25%
Dietary Fiber
16.3g
65%
Sugars
8.6g
Protein
37.8g
Vitamin A 539% Vitamin C 100%
Calcium 20% Iron 53%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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