Stuffed Mirlitons Louisiana Style Recipe

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Stuffed Mirlitons Louisiana Style

Janis McRae

By
@JanisinLA

Louisiana grows a lot of Mirlitons, a squash like vegetable. They can be baked, broiled, brown on top of the stove, pickled, cooked in a multitude of ways. But the best way is stuffed!!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Serves:
8

Ingredients

4
whole mirlitons
1 c
seasoned breadcrumbs
1
egg, beaten
1
onion, chopped
1 clove
minced garlic
8 oz
shrimp, crabmeat, crawfish tails, or ground meat
1/4 c
chopped green onions
butter

Step-By-Step

1Boil mirlitons in water unti tender. Cut each in half and remove seeds. Scoop out pulp and leave a shell about 1/8 inch thick. Save pulp. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2Saute onions and garlic in butter. Add shrimp (or other meat if not using shrimp). Cook until shrimp are pink. Add saved pulp and breadcrumbs. Cook a few more minutes. Stir well.
3Cool and then add egg and green onions.
4Stuff mirlitons with mixture and bake for about 30 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Hashtags: #vegetables, #Mirlitons