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Fall Party Meal in a Pumpkin Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kris Hanus
Added: Sunday, November 18, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1-1/2 lbs. ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped
1 can cream of mushroom soup
4 oz. can sliced mushrooms
3 T. soy sauce
2 T. brown sugar
1-1/2 c. cooked rice
8 oz. can of water chestnuts, drained
1 large pie pumpkin (8-9 pounds)
vegetable oil

Directions:
Directions:
In a skillet over medium heat, cook beef and onion until meat is no longer pink, drain. Add soup, mushrooms, soy sauce, and brown sugar. Simmer uncovered for 10 minutes - stirring occasionally. Stir in the rice and water chestnuts. Wash pumpkin; cut a 6-inch circle around stem. Remove top and set aside. Discard seeds and loose fibers from the inside of the pumpkin. Spoon beef mixture into the pumpkin, replace top. Place on a greased 15x10x1 baking pan. Rub oil over the outside of the pumpkin. Bake at 350 for 1-1/2 hours or until pumpkin is tender. Scoop out some pumpkin with each serving of beef mixture.

 

 

 

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