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The Perfect Fall Comfort Food

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 60 minutes

List of ingredients to make Pumpkin stuffed with mushrooms and cream for 4 people

Today, we are going to focus on a seasonal, cozy and delicious recipe that will please the whole family. You will need:

  • A beautiful pumpkin;
  • 250g button mushrooms;
  • 2 shallots;
  • 20cl of liquid cream;
  • 100g grated Gruyere cheese;
  • Salt, pepper and nutmeg to taste.

The preparation

Don’t worry, the steps are really simple, you will see:

  • Preheat your oven to 180°C;
  • Wash the pumpkin, cut the top and core it;
  • Place it in an oven dish, salt, pepper and pour a drizzle of olive oil inside and cook for 40 minutes;
  • Meanwhile, slice the shallots and mushrooms, then brown them in a pan;
  • Add the cream and simmer for 10 minutes, then add the grated gruyere and season;
  • Carefully remove the pumpkin from the oven and fill it with this preparation;
  • Bake again for 20 min;
  • And now, it’s ready ! Serve hot.
  • Dietary recipe

    With this recipe you have a nice mix of proteins, vegetables and good fats. For a lighter version, you can replace the liquid cream with soy cream and the gruyere with low-fat cheese. That said, each portion is already quite reasonable and rich in fiber thanks to the pumpkin and mushrooms.

    Pumpkin stuffed with mushrooms in cream: a comforting recipe to warm up your autumn evenings!© VracDrive

    Tips and variations

    So here are some ideas to twist this recipe according to your tastes:

    • You can add ham or bacon diced in the stuffing for a more carnivorous version;
    • If you’re not a fan of mushrooms, replace them with spinach or leeks;
    • For an exotic version, you can add curry or coconut milk to the cream.
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    And there you have it, all you have to do is get into the kitchen!

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