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Herbed butternut

Recipe from: 3/1/2005 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 7
Servings 4


  • 1
    large butternut
  • 150
    reduced-fat ricotta cheese
  • 1
    small carrot, finely chopped
  • 75
    broccoli, cut into florets
  • 15
    chives, finely chopped
  • 65
    mozzarella cheese, grated


Wash and dry butternut. Cook in water until tender.
Cut top off butternut lengthways and scoop out flesh, leaving a 1 cm shell. Reserve flesh.
Boil, steam or microwave carrot and broccoli until soft, then drain.
In a bowl, beat cheese until smooth. Stir in flesh of butternut, carrot, broccoli and chives.
Spoon the filling into the shell.
Sprinkle with grated mozzarella cheese.
Bake in a preheated 180 °C oven for about 10 minutes, or until cheese melts.
Serve with a fresh green salad.

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