Baked Stuffed Papayas

Baked Stuffed Papayas Recipe

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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

How to Make Baked Stuffed Papayas


  • 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.

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About Baked Stuffed Papayas

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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