Total Time
3hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 3 hrs

This stew is great for Halloween.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a dutch oven, brown meat in 2 tablespoons of the oil. Add water, potatoes, carrots, green pepper, garlic, onion, salt and pepper.
  2. Cover and simmer 1 hour.
  3. Wash pumpkin, cut an 8 inch circle around top of stem. Remove top; set aside.
  4. Discard seeds and loose fiber from inside.
  5. Place pumpkin in a sturdy shallow baking pan. Brush outside of pumpkin with remaining oil.
  6. Spoon stew into pumpkin; replace top. Bake at 325°F for 2 hours or just until pumpkin is tender (do not overbake). Serve stew from pumpkin, scooping out a little pumpkin with each serving.

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