Stuffed Butternut Gourd

Stuffed butternut squash from the barbecue

A festive vegetarian main course, this butternut squash filled with mozzarella, parsley and fresh fig. Not only does it look beautiful, but the intense flavors will amaze every connoisseur.

Number of persons: 4

Type of dish: Side dish


  • 1 x Bottle gourd
  • 2 x buffalo mozzarella
  • Flat leaf parsley
  • ½ pack of Cress
  • Fresh fig
  • 50 ml BBQ sauce
  • Lemon slice
  • 10 grams of Ras el Hanout 


  • Core thermometer
  • BBQ Glove
  • Cutting board & knife
  • Brush
  • Heat shield (for indirect cooking)

Preparation method :

  • Place the whole bottle gourd in the coals and roast it all around until the core reaches 70°C.
  • Then cut the bottle gourd in half and remove the seeds.
  • Mix the BBQ sauce with the Ras el Hanout and rub the 2 pieces of butternut squash with it.
  • Place a mozzarella in each half, and place in BBQ indirect 180°C for 7 minutes.
  • Sprinkle all over with cress, a little lemon juice, parsley and pieces of fresh fig.

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