Pumpkins Filled with Herbed Beef

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Pumpkins Filled with Herbed Beef
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
25 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 20 min.
Ready in
Calories:
519
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

Pumpkin is a great source of beta-carotene, which converts into vitamin A in our bodies, helping strengthen our vision. The beef also provides plenty of protein and iron. 

If you want a leaner version, usr turkey instead of beef. 

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie519 kcal(25 %)
Protein36.25 g(37 %)
Fat30.34 g(26 %)
Carbohydrates26.99 g(18 %)
Sugar added12.93 g(52 %)
Roughage2.39 g(8 %)
Vitamin A998.62 mg(124,828 %)
Vitamin D0.15 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E1.95 mg(16 %)
Vitamin B₁0.21 mg(21 %)
Vitamin B₂0.3 mg(27 %)
Niacin15.31 mg(128 %)
Vitamin B₆1.1 mg(79 %)
Folate53.1 μg(18 %)
Pantothenic acid1.42 mg(24 %)
Biotin0.02 μg(0 %)
Vitamin B₁₂1.77 μg(59 %)
Vitamin C13.04 mg(14 %)
Potassium1,082.08 mg(27 %)
Calcium92.77 mg(9 %)
Magnesium61.27 mg(20 %)
Iron3.89 mg(26 %)
Iodine0.57 μg(0 %)
Zinc6.39 mg(80 %)
Saturated fatty acids19.74 g
Cholesterol101.79 mg
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Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
4 cups
Beef (e. g. chuck, skirt, brisket, large dice)
4 tablespoons
6
shallots (chopped)
2 cloves
garlic (chopped)
2 sticks
Celery (sliced)
1 teaspoon
3 tablespoons
2 cups
4
small Pumpkin (e. g. Hokkaido, lids cut off, hollowed out, flesh chopped)
¼ cup
salted Pistachio
cilantro (to garnish)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
BeefshallotgarlicCeleryhoneyPumpkin
Product recommendation

If you wish to eat the pumpkin bowls as well, bake them in advance at 350°F for 25-30 minutes.

Preparation steps

1.
Fry the meat in hot oil on all sides until brown. Transfer to a large pot along with the shallots, garlic and celery. Fry until the onions change colour and then season with salt, ground black pepper and coriander.
2.
Add the honey and the stock and cook on a low temperature for around 50 minutes, stirring occasionally until the meat is tender.
3.
Add the pumpkin flesh to the ragout for the final 10 minutes of cooking time.
4.
Season the ragout with ground black pepper and add the pistachios. Transfer to the pumpkins and serve garnished with fresh coriander.