Potimarron braised in meat jus

Potimarron braised in meat jus
This is a very quick and simple recipe which makes an excellent accompaniment for roast meat, for example. It is also a good Sunday night dish.
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Last modified on: February 25th 2018

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Stage 1 - 15 min.
Potimarron braised in meat jus
Prepare 1 kg potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin) and cut into medium-sized chunks.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Potimarron braised in meat jus
Transfer the potimarron chunks to a bowl and pour 3 tablespoons olive oil over. Add 1 tablespoon thyme, salt and pepper.

Mix well to coat and flavour the potimarron chunks, best done by using your hands.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
Potimarron braised in meat jus
Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

Spread the potimarron chinks in an oven-proof dish.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Potimarron braised in meat jus
Pour 400 ml poultry cooking juices over.

Stage 5 - 40 min.
Potimarron braised in meat jus
Cook for about 40 minutes until the potimarron is tender.

Stage 6
Potimarron braised in meat jus
Serve on its own, or to accompany poultry or other meat.
The amounts in this recipe are for guidance only, so do adapt them to suit whatever you have available.

If you do not have any thyme, use mixed herbs (or herbes de Provence). The poultry jus can be substituted with a different meat jus, or even vegetable or chicken stock.
A few days in the fridge in a sealed container.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,037 Kcal or 8,529 Kj60 gr79 gr165 gr
102 %23 %7 %25 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
140 Kcal or 586 Kj4 gr5 gr11 gr
7 %2 %1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
509 Kcal or 2,131 Kj15 gr20 gr41 gr
25 %6 %2 %6 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 6.08 €
  • Per person : 1.52 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin)Potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Duo of slow-cooked pork, How to prepare a pumpkin (or potimarron), Potimarron and Parmesan tart, Potimarron and leek soup, Triple-Cheese Pumpkin Gratin, ... All
Poultry cooking juicesPoultry cooking juices: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Chicken with rice and leeks, Creamy asparagus and meat timbale, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pan bagnat, Pesto, Rillettes stuffed mushrooms, Bacon and cabbage omelette, Mushroom buckwheat pancakes, ... All
ThymeThyme: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Spinach and cauliflower with sesame béchamel sauce, Spaghetti Bolognese, Polpete, Bouquet garni, Simple mushroom salad with thyme and lemon, 3 ways, ... All
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