Dinner in a Pumpkin II

Dinner in a Pumpkin II

Dinner in a Pumpkin II
This dinner for six people consists of ground beef, rice, and vegetables baked in a whole pumpkin with a creamy sauce.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 Degrees C).

Cut off top of pumpkin scrape out seeds and pith.

In a large deep skillet saute vegetables in 1/4 cup shortening until soft.

Add beef; cook and crumble until evenly brown.

Add the pepper ketchup garlic salt Worcestershire sauce and tomato sauce.

Simmer 15-20 minutes.

In a large mixing bowl combine 2 cups of the beef mixture soy sauce mushrooms brown sugar soup and rice.

Mix well pour into pumpkin and replace lid.

Cover and freeze remaining beef mixture.

Place filled pumpkin on a baking sheet and bake for one hour or until pumpkin is tender.

As you serve dinner be sure to scoop out a little of the cooked pumpkin too.