Stuffed Mirlitons Louisiana Style

Stuffed Mirlitons Louisiana Style Recipe

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Janis McRae


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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  • 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
  • ·

How to Make Stuffed Mirlitons Louisiana Style


  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.

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About Stuffed Mirlitons Louisiana Style

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

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