Baked Stuffed Papayas1
By Just A Pinch KitchenCrew
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- onion, chopped
- garlic clove, finely chopped
- 1 lb
- ground beef
- 16 oz
- tomatoes, canned whole and drained
- jalapeno, minced
- 1/2 tsp
- 1/4 tsp
- papayas, 12 ounces each
- 2 Tbsp
- parmesan cheese, grated
1Cook and stir beef, onion and garlic in 10-inch skillet over medium heat until beef is light brown.
2Drain; stir in tomatoes, jalapeno pepper, salt and pepper.
3Break up tomatoes with fork.
4Heat to boiling.
5Reduce heat; simmer uncovered, until most of the liquid is evaporated, about 10 minutes.
6Cut papayas lengthwise into halves and remove seeds.
7Place about 1/3 cup beef mixture in each papaya half.
8Sprinkle with cheese.
9Arrange in shallow roasting pan.
10Pour very hot water into pan to within 1 inch of tops of papaya halves.
11Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees until papayas are very tender and hot, about 30 minutes.