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pumpkin tureen

Recipe by
Jan Cook
Gainesville, FL

This can be prepared in one, sincere pumpkin for a party tureen.

yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For pumpkin tureen

  • 2 sm
    pumpkins (2 lbs ea)
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
    onion, finely minced
  • 1 tsp
    horseradish, prepared
  • 1 tsp
    mustard, prepared
  • 1 to 1-1/2 can
    evaporated milk, lowfat
  • 2 slice
    rye bread, cut in 1" cubes
  • 1/2 c
    swiss cheese, grated, packed
  • 1 dash
    salt, pepper, cayenne, nutmeg, to taste

How To Make pumpkin tureen

  • 1
    Prepare pumpkins as though you were going to make a Jack-O'Lantern, scooping out seeds and stringiness.
  • 2
    Divide ingredients
  • 3
    Rub the interior of each with softened butter
  • One bowl deliciousness
    Add remaining ingredients. Fill with evaporated milk to 2" of top, stirring to mix all. Replace the tops, wrapping with tin foil in case of shrinkage. Place tureens on a cookie sheet and place in oven.
  • 5
    Bake at 350 degrees for 60-90 minutes or until tender. Tenderness test: Remove lid and stick fork gently into one of the sides. There should be scant resistance.
  • 6
    To Serve: Scoop deeply to bring up some pumpkin pieces from sides and bottom.