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!!


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Boil 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.
2
Saute 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.
3
Cool and then add egg and green onions.
4
Stuff mirlitons with mixture and bake for about 30 minutes.

About this Recipe

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