Mince Pimped Pumpkin

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 1 h 4
Mince Pimped Pumpkin
Health Rating


2 cup Broccoli, raw (steamed)
1 squash Butternut squash (halved, seeds scooped out)
1 cup chopped Carrots (steamed)
1 cup Cauliflower (steamed)
1/4 cup Coconut oil
1 tsp Cumin
500 gm Ground turkey, extra lean
2 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1/2 tsp Hot pepper (chili) flakes
2 tsp Paprika
1 small Yellow onion (finely diced)


1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a baking tray with baking paper. Drizzle the inside of each squash half with oil. Place squash halves flesh-side-up on baking tray. Cook in the oven for an hour or until flesh is soft.

2. Meanwhile, fry onion and garlic until soft. Add spices and ground turkey (can use beef or chicken as well). Cook until turkey has browned all over.

3. Remove squash from the oven and scoop out flesh, leaving a 1cm border around the edge.


4. Stir the flesh through mincemeat and spoon back into the pumpkin skin. Return to the oven for 10 minutes to heat through.

5. Serve with steamed greens, and enjoy!


To steam vegetables:

  • prepare vegetables as directed in ingredients
  • boil water in a covered pot or pan that will fit your chosen steamer basket
  • arrange veggies in your basket
  • place the steamer basket into your pot and steam until veggies are to your liking. 

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 478
Calories from fat 153
Calories from saturated fat 113
Total Fat 17.0 g
Saturated Fat 12.6 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.6 g
Cholesterol 69 mg
Sodium 125 mg
Potassium 1951 mg
Total Carbohydrate 50 g
Dietary Fiber 8.0 g
Sugars 11 g
Protein 35 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 1.4
Vegetables 6.2

Energy sources