Microwave Pumpkin with Mince Filling

5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 4 people
Calories 323 kcal


Alternative: sheep's cheese filling

  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 2 piece Onions
  • 1 kg According to minced meat
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 pinch Vegetable broth powder
  • 300 g Cream cheese
  • 100 g Emmental
  • 1 bunch Parsley
  • 150 g Creme fraiche Cheese
  • 300 g Sheep milk cheese
  • 1 bunch Chives
  • 1 bunch Parsley
  • 1 pinch Vegetable broth powder
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  • Cut a lid off the pumpkin at the end of the stem and scrape out the seeds. Pre-cook for 10 to 20 minutes at the highest setting. (Different pre-cooking times depending on size and quantity!)
  • Fry the onion cubes and minced meat in a pan, season with salt, pepper and vegetable stock powder. Mix the cream cheese and fresh parsley into the minced meat and stir everything well. Finally, mix in the grated Emmental.
  • Fill the pumpkins with it, put the lid on and place in the microwave for another minute. Finished!
  • With sheep's cheese filling: put the crème fraîche and sheep's cheese in a mixing bowl. Add fresh parsley and chives and season with vegetable stock powder and pepper.


Serving: 100gCalories: 323kcalCarbohydrates: 1.8gProtein: 11.8gFat: 29.9g
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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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