Baked Stuffed Pumpkin

READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
Recipe by mplsgirl

Pumpkin takes a while in the oven to soften, so you have to be willing to let it bake a couple of hours, but in my opinion, it's well worth the wait.

Top Review by Donna C.

Hi I bought a rather large pumpkin with the idea of baking it for dinner, serving 8 people. My thinking was, to possibly spice it up and use it as a side dish or possibly stuffing it full of good veggies, cheese and Italian sausage. What are your suggestions? Thanks, DonnaLee

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 .
  2. Cut top from pumpkin and clean.
  3. Coat inside with butter and 1/4 cup brown sugar.
  4. Saute ground beef, onion, cabbage, and peppers in oil in large skillet. Drain fat.
  5. Add corn and barley to mix, then stuff mix into pumpkin.
  6. Add remaining brown sugar on top. Put on pumpkin top.
  7. Place pumpkin in a shallow pan with 2" of hot water. Bake for 1 1/2 to 2 hrs., or until tender.

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