Mediterranean Stuffed Butternut Squash

Exchange Value: 0* Servings: 2


  • 1 butternut squash
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • Handful of fresh thyme
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 150g mushroom, finely chopped
  • 6 sundried tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 50g black olives
  • 100g Loprofin Rice , cooked
  • 50g low protein cheese
  • Handful of fresh thyme
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 200C.
  2. Cut the butternut squash in half, scrape out the flesh and remove the seeds. Using a knife create a hollow in the butternut squash halves for the rice filling.
  3. Drizzle with 2 tbsp olive oil, sprinkle with fresh thyme and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Roast the butternut squash halves in the oven for 40 minutes or until soft.
  5. To make the filling, heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a pan and sauté the garlic and onion until soft.
  6. Add the mushrooms, sundried tomatoes, olives and cooked Loprofin Rice to the pan and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  7. Season with fresh thyme, salt and pepper.
  8. Remove the butternut squash halves from the oven and fill with the rice mixture.
  9. Sprinkle with the low protein cheese and fresh thyme and drizzle with some olive oil before returning to the oven for an additional 10 minutes until the cheese melts and the butternut squash is tender.
  10. Sprinkle with pomegranate seeds and serve with Roasted Red Pepper and Hummus Salad.
  11. Leftovers can be stored in the fridge for up to 2 days.


Allergens may be present, please check individual product and ingredient labels. If concerned about allergens please contact your healthcare professional.
The Loprofin Range are Foods for Special Medical Purposes, for the dietary management of Inherited Metabolic Disorders, and must be used under medical supervision. This recipe is intended for patients who have been prescribed Loprofin by a healthcare professional.
* The protein content indicated in this recipe is provided as a guide only. Please check the protein content on individual ingredients and food labels.


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