Baked Stuffed Papayas

Baked Stuffed Papayas Recipe

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  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 1
    garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 16 oz
    tomatoes, canned whole and drained
  • 1
    jalapeno, minced
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 4
    papayas, 12 ounces each
  • 2 Tbsp
    parmesan cheese, grated

How to Make Baked Stuffed Papayas


  1. Cook and stir beef, onion and garlic in 10-inch skillet over medium heat until beef is light brown.
  2. Drain; stir in tomatoes, jalapeno pepper, salt and pepper.
  3. Break up tomatoes with fork.
  4. Heat to boiling.
  5. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered, until most of the liquid is evaporated, about 10 minutes.
  6. Cut papayas lengthwise into halves and remove seeds.
  7. Place about 1/3 cup beef mixture in each papaya half.
  8. Sprinkle with cheese.
  9. Arrange in shallow roasting pan.
  10. Pour very hot water into pan to within 1 inch of tops of papaya halves.
  11. Bake, 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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