Baked Stuffed Papayas Recipe

Step 1

Cook and stir beef, onion, and garlic in 10-inch skillet over medium heat until beef is light brown. Drain; stir in tomatoes, jalapeno pepper, salt and pepper. Break up tomatoes with fork. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered, until most of the liquid is evaporated, about 10 minutes.

Step 2

Cut papayas lengthwise into halves and remove seeds. Place aobut 1/3 cup beef mixture in each papaya half. Sprinkle with cheese. Arrange in shallow roasting pan. Pour very hot water into pan to within 1 inch of tops of papaya halves. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees until papayas are very tender and hot, about 30 minutes.

** Recipe from Betty Crocker Regional and International Recipes.

Things You'll Need

  • 1ea Medium Onion; chopped
  • 1ea Clove garlic; finely chopped
  • 1lb Ground Beef
  • 1ea 16oz. can whole tomato;drain
  • 1ea Jalapeno; finely chopped
  • 1/2ts Salt
  • 1/4ts Pepper
  • 4ea Papayas (about 12oz. each)
  • 2tb Parmesan cheese;grated

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