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Gourmet Mirliton Dip

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Ingredients
  Mirliton 6 Large
  Butter stick/Oleo 1
  Finely chopped green onions and tops 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  White pepper 2 Teaspoon
  Red pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Canned shrimp/1 can of shrimp and 1 can crabmeat 9 Ounce, finely chopped (2 Cans, 4 1/2 Ounce Each)
  Dry white wine/Dry sherry 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Boil mirlitons in water until tender.
Cut in half and scoop out center.
A grapefruit spoon is good for this.
Put pulp in blender and beat until all lumps are gone.
You will end up with about 3 cups of pulp, a little more or less does not matter.
Saute green onions in butter.
Add mirliton pulp, salt, white and red pepper and parsley.
Cook slowly, covered, stirring frequently, for about 30 minutes.
Add shrimp, or part shrimp and part crabmeat, if desired.
Cook slowly about 15 minutes.
Just before serving, add wine.
Serve in chafing dish with toasted bread rounds.
May be prepared ahead and frozen, but add wine when heating to serve.
Makes about 4 cups.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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