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recipe for butternut stuffed with bacon and onions

This is an autumn and winter recipe but butternuts are still available in March and April. A recipe that can be adapted as you wish: with or without cheese, without bacon for a vegetarian dish?

INGREDIENTS (for 4 to 5 people):

  • 1 butternut
  • 2 onions
  • 200gr of bacon
  • grated cheese or any other cheese
  • 2 tbsp. fresh cream
  • parsley (or other grass)
  • salt and pepper


  • Preheat the oven to th. 6 or 180°.
  • Cut the butternut in half and remove the seeds
  • Hollow out the butternut and remove the flesh, leaving about 1cm all around.
  • Peel 2 onions and slice them. Fry them gently in a pan with a little fat. Add the lardons.
  • Once the onions and lardons are browned, add them to the butternut flesh cut into small pieces
  • Add 2 tablespoons of fresh creama little bit of shredded cheese and chopped herbs like parsley
  • Salt (except if smoked bacon) and pepper
  • Fill the butternut halves with the mixture. Sprinkle with a little olive oil and slide into the oven for 30 to 40 minutes


1 - You can replace the onions by shallots and the bacon by small pieces of ham
2 - This recipe is delicious with parmesan, gruyere (or emmenthal) or goat cheese
3 - Serve with a green salad


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