Stuffed Mirlitons Louisiana Style

Stuffed Mirlitons Louisiana Style Recipe

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Janis McRae

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@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

How to Make Stuffed Mirlitons Louisiana Style

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.

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About Stuffed Mirlitons Louisiana Style

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