Ham Hash in Papaya

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Sep. 22, 2011


Papayas 2 1/2 Pound (2 Papaya)
For filling
Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
Celery 1 Cup (16 tbs) , chopped
Onion 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , finely chopped
All purpose flour
Dry mustard 1/4 Teaspoon
Pepper 1 Dash
Chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Ham 1 Cup (16 tbs) , cubed, cooked
Potato 1 Cup (16 tbs) , cooked, cubed



1. Preheat oven to 375 F

2. Cut the papayas in half and scoop out the seeds in the center


3. In a medium saucepan, tip in the butter and heat till melted.

4. Add the celery and the onion to the pan and sauté over medium heat till the onion is cooked. This will take five minutes

5. Remove the pan from heat and add flour, mustard, and pepper to the pan. Mix well till blended.

6. Add the chicken broth to the pan and return the pan to the heat.

7. Bring this mixture to the boil and ensure that the sauce is well mixed through. The sauce will thicken in 3 minutes.

8. Add the ham and the potato to the pan and mix well again.

9. Stuff the papaya halves with the filling mixture and bake in the hot oven for 10-15 minutes or till the papaya is hot through.


10. Serve hot

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 298Calories from Fat 70

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.3%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 209 mg8.71%

Total Carbohydrates 48 g16%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28%

Sugars 18 g

Protein 12 g24%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet