Mince, Beans and Corn Stuffed Butternut
Mince, Beans and Corn Stuffed Butternut


250 grams Harvestime Corn

250 grams Harvestime Peas

600 grams beef mince

2 Whole butternuts halved lengthwise, seeds removed, create a cavity to fill in the mince and veg filling

1 onion diced

1 tablespoon ginger and garlic paste 

2 tablespoons tomato paste

2 teaspoons mixed herbs

1 teaspoon chilli powder

2 teaspoons paprika

1 stock cube

¾ cup water

1 can beans of choice 

1 cup grated cheese

Salt and pepper


Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 60 minutes

Serves: 4


  1. Preheat oven to 200 Degrees Celsius
  2. Place the butternut on a large tray, drizzle a little oil and season – bake for 45 minutes, the butternut should be tender
  3. Heat a large pan on medium heat and fry the onions until translucent 6 - 8 minutes
  4. Add the garlic and ginger and fry for a minute before adding the mince
  5. Season the mince and fry until water has evaporated
  6. Add the mixed herbs and spices, as well as the tomato paste mix well
  7. Add the stock cube and water and allow to cook for 10 minutes
  8. After 15 minutes add the corn, peas, and beans
  9. Adjust seasoning
  10. Cook for a further 5 minutes and remove from the heat
  11. Remove the butternut from the oven and fill them with the mince filling
  12. Top with grated cheese and place bake into the oven for 10 minutes
  13. Serve immediately


Photo & Recipe: @Apriena (on Instagram)