For Halloween! Kabocha Squash Stuffed with Meat

For Halloween! Kabocha Squash Stuffed with Meat

Try meat-stuffed kabocha for Halloween. It's an easy dish to prepare, but gives a great Halloween flair!

Ingredients: 3 to 4 servings

Kabocha squash
Minced meat (a mixture of ground beef and pork)
150 g
Salt and pepper
to taste
Herbs of your choice
to taste


1. Remove the pith and seeds from the kabocha, then rinse.
2. Mince the meat and onion, then evenly combine with the egg, salt, pepper, and your choice of herbs.
3. Stuff into the kabocha and brush a light coat of oil on the skin.
4. Bake in an oven with the skin on the bottom for 40 minutes at 430°F/220°C. (No preheating necessary.)
5. Once it's finished baking, use a knife to carve the eyes, nose, and mouth out of the kabocha skin.
6. Serve on plate with the skin-side up, showing the face, then decorate around the edge of the plate with ketchup.

Story Behind this Recipe

Try this for a dish for a Halloween party.
I wanted to create a Halloween-like dish, so I came up with this.