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Great Pumpkin Meatloaf

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Ingredients
  Pumpkin 4 Pound (1 Small Pumpkin)
  Black pepper To Taste
  Prepared yellow mustard 3 Tablespoon, divided
  Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Egg 1
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon (To Taste)
  Lean ground beef 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Fine dry bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Cut top from pumpkin; discard top.
Remove and discard strings and seeds.
Place whole pumpkin, minus top, in baking dish.
Add about 1 inch hot water to dish around the outside of the pumpkin.
Cover pumpkin and pan with foil.
Bake in a preheated 400-degree oven for 45 minutes, or until pumpkin is tender but not falling apart.
Pour off water.
Season inside of pumpkin with salt and pepper.
Spread with 1 tablespoon mustard and sprinkle with brown sugar.
Combine remaining 2 tablespoons mustard, egg, Worcestershire sauce, salt, ground beef and bread crumbs.
Mix well.
Spoon beef mixture into pumpkin shell, packing down tightly.
Return pumpkin to 400-degree oven and bake, uncovered, for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until pumpkin is tender and meatloaf is cooked.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Pumpkin

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