Baked Stuffed Papayas

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Recipe by PBShakes

Mixes savory and sweet just right. I love papaya and I was looking for new takes on it. This is surprisingly tasty and different.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook and stir beef, onion, and garlic in 10-inch skillet over medium heat until beef is light brown.
  2. Drain; stir in tomatoes, jalapeno pepper, salt and pepper.
  3. Break up tomatoes with fork. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered, until most of the liquid is evaporated, about 10 minutes.
  4. Cut papayas lengthwise into halves and remove seeds.
  5. Place about 1/3 cup beef mixture in each papaya half. Sprinkle with cheese. Arrange in shallow roasting pan.
  6. Pour very hot water into pan to within 1 inch of tops of papaya halves.
  7. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees until papayas are very tender and hot, about 30 minutes.

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