Mince Pimped Pumpkin

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 1 h 4
Mince Pimped Pumpkin
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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 473
Calories from fat 151
Calories from saturated fat 108
Total Fat 16.7 g
Saturated Fat 12.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.6 g
Cholesterol 61 mg
Sodium 157 mg
Potassium 1936 mg
Total Carbohydrate 50 g
Dietary Fiber 10.2 g
Sugars 11 g
Protein 36 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 1.4
Vegetables 6.2

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