Pumpkin Stew In The Shell Recipe

Autumn Halloween Pumpkins

Pumpkin Stew In The Shell Recipe Description

This pumpkin stew recipe is baked and served in the pumpkin. It’s a neat way to cook and serve this seasonal stew meal.

Your guests will be delighted!

Contributor: Becky Hogle


110 – 12 pound pumpkin
2 lb.Beef stew meat
2 tbs.Oil
1Bell Pepper
4Medium potatoes
2Cloves of Garlic
2Sticks of Celery
115oz. can of diced tomatoes
2-3 cupsWater
 Salt to taste
 Pepper to taste

Pumpkin Stew Recipe Directions:

  1. Carve a hole in the top of the pumpkin. Remove the seeds and stringy insides.
  2. Set pumpkin aside.
  3. In a dutch oven brown 2 lbs. of stew meat in oil.
  4. Add in 1 bell pepper(sliced into inch thick slices), 1 onion (sliced), 4 medium potatoes(cubed), 3 carrots(cubed), 2 cloves of garlic(diced), 2 sticks of celery(sliced), 1 – 15 oz. can of diced tomatoes.
  5. Salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Add 2 – 3 cups of water.
  7. Let simmer for 1 hour.
  8. Place pumpkin in shallow pan, and place stew inside pumpkin.
  9. Brush the outside of the pumpkin with a light coating of oil.
  10. Bake pumpkin and stew at 350° F for 2 hours, or until pumpkin is tender.
  11. Serve wile hot.
  12. Be sure to get chunks of pumpkin in your stew, as they enhance the flavor of the stew.

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