Picadillo Pumpkin in Shell
|Sugar pumpkin||4 Pound (1 In Number)|
|Ground turkey/Very lean ground beef||1 1⁄2 Pound|
|Whole wheat bread slice||1 , crumbed|
|Egg/1/4 cup prepared egg substitute||1|
|Onion||1 , finely chopped|
|Sweet red pepper||1 Small, diced|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), minced|
|Chili sauce||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Dark raisins||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Sliced stuffed green olives||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Chili powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground cumin||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cloves||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Ground pepper||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
Cut the top off the pumpkin and reserve it.
Clean out the seeds and fiber.
In a large bowl, mix the remaining ingredients.
Set the pumpkin in a round casserole that will hold it upright.
Stuff the hollow with the meat mixture and cover it with the pumpkin top.
Pour 1 inch of water around the pumpkin.
Bake at 350° F. for about 2 hours, or until the filling is cooked through, the pumpkin has darkened, and the flesh is tender when pierced with a fork.
Cooking time varies with the thickness of the pumpkin flesh.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1979 Calories from Fat 662
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 73 g112.2%
Saturated Fat 19.7 g98.7%
Trans Fat 1.9 g
Cholesterol 749 mg249.7%
Sodium 2946.9 mg122.8%
Total Carbohydrates 197 g65.7%
Dietary Fiber 19.9 g79.5%
Sugars 66 g
Protein 152 g304.4%
Vitamin A 2798.7% Vitamin C 575.2%
Calcium 65% Iron 160.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet