Beef Stew in a Pumpkin

READY IN: 5hrs
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a Dutch oven, brown meat in 2 tablespoons oil.
  • Add water, potatoes, carrots, green peppers, garlic, onion, salt, and pepper.
  • Cover and simmer for 2 hours.
  • Stir in bouillon and tomatoes.
  • Wash pumpkin; cut a 6 to 8 inch circle around top stem.
  • Remove top and set aside; discard seeds and loose fibers from inside.
  • Place pumpkin in a shallow sturdy baking pan.
  • Spoon stew into pumpkin and replace the top.
  • Brush outside of pumpkin with remaining oil.
  • Bake at 325 degrees for 2 hours or just until the pumpkin is tender (do not overbake).
  • Serve stew from pumpkin, scooping out a little pumpkin with each serving.
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