Bean Stuffed Kūmara

Bean Stuffed Kūmara

  • Preparation time

    10 mins
  • Cook time

    1 hr 50 mins
  • Serves 4

You'll forget all about stuffed potatoes with these Bean Stuffed Kūmara! Perfect as a quick and easy main or side, this recipe makes the Kiwi favourite even tastier!

Dietary Information

Dietary and nutritional info supplied by NZ Nutrition Foundation.


  • Medium red kūmara - 4
  • Countdown Five Bean Mix, drained - 420 g
  • Grated tasty cheese - 1 cup
  • Spring onions, sliced thinly - 2
  • Salt, to season
  • Pepper, to season
  • Sour cream, to serve


  1. Preheat an oven to 180°C (160°C fan-forced)

  2. Using a fork, prick the kūmara a few times. Place onto a tray, rub with a little oil. Place into the oven for 1 hour 30 or until cooked through. Remove from oven and allow to cool.

  3. When cool enough to handle, slice the top off each. Scoop out the inside carefully without tearing the skin, and place filling into a large bowl. Add the bean mix, half the cheese and spring onions, reserving a little for garnish. Season with salt and pepper.

  4. Return the filling to the kūmara, piling it up, and sprinkle over the remaining cheese.

  5. Bake for a further 20 minutes until golden brown and hot through.

  6. Serve hot with a dollop of sour cream and garnish with remaining spring onion

TIP: Cook the pieces you slice from the top alongside the stuffed kūmara.

PER SERVE • Energy 2087Kj • Protein 23g • Total Fat 25g • Saturated Fat 16g • Carbohydrates 41g • Sugars 22g • Sodium 578mg

Dietary and nutritional info supplied by NZ Nutrition Foundation