Dinner in a PumpkinFrom mellian 8 years ago
- 1 Medium size pumpkin, about 4 pounds shopping list
- 1-1/2 lb lean ground beef shopping list
- 1/3 cup chopped green pepper shopping list
- 3/4 cup chopped celery shopping list
- 3/4 cup chopped onion shopping list
- 1 tsp salt shopping list
- 1/4 tsp pepper shopping list
- 1/4 cup soy sauce shopping list
- 2 TBL brown sugar shopping list
- 1 (4 oz) can mushrooms shopping list
- 1 can cream of chicken soup shopping list
- 2 cup cooked rice shopping list
- Decoration: shopping list
- black olives shopping list
- steamed carrot shopping list
- whole cloves shopping list
- fresh parsley shopping list
How to make it
- Cut lid from pumpkin, scrape out the inside of the pumpkin good and
- discard what you scrap out.
- In a large skillet brown hamburger, green pepper, celery and onion. Mix
- salt, pepper, soy sauce, brown sugar, mushrooms, cream of chicken soup
- and cooked rice together. Mix together with hamburger, green pepper,
- celery and onion. Mix well and place mixture into pumpkin. Place lid on
- Place pumpkin on foil lined cookie sheet and bake in 350 oven for 1-1/2
- When you spoon your portion, be sure and scrape and get some of the
- cooked pumpkin too.
- Optional: If you want to decorate outside of pumpkin. (I don't do this
- Using toothpicks use olives for the eyes, steamed carrot for the nose
- and whole cloves for the mouth. Use fresh parsley around top for hair.
- Posted by: Bonnie from Washington
- Source: www.nancys-kitchen.com
- Mel's notes: Ok.. gotta lose the brown sugar and soy sauce. I had to use some Worchestershire to kill the "teriyaki" flavor. I think it would be better with cream of mushroom soup, too. It was still very, very good and the pumpkin rocks! Made this for Halloween 2006.
The Cookmellian Deltona, FL
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YAY!!! So glad I found this (we're in the middle of moving & mine is packed away)! It is definitely a family favorite. We serve it every year on Halloween ad have for years.glitterskin in Albuquerque loved it
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