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Kabocha and Onion Miso Croquettes for Bento

Kabocha and Onion Miso Croquettes for Bento

These kabocha croquettes are simple and low fat since they aren't deep-fried.
It's a lunch box item full of veggies and vitamins.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Kabocha (seeds and skin removed)
300 g
Butter
1 teaspoon
Salt and pepper
a small amount
Finely chopped green onion
1 tablespoon
Miso
1 tablespoon
Panko
As needed
Roasted sesame seeds
1 tablespoon

Steps

1. Wrap the kabocha in plastic wrap, and microwave for 5 minutes until tender. Mix the green onion with the miso.
2. Remove the skin from the kabocha, season with salt and pepper, add butter, then mash. Divide into 4 portions, then, with a 1/2 tablespoon of onion-miso in the middle, roll the mashed kabocha into balls.
3. Spread panko in a frying pan and roast until golden brown. Add roasted sesame seeds.
4. Put the balls from Step 2 into the frying pan from Step 3, roll in the panko, flatten, and serve.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to compose a satisfying and nutritious obento item.