Baked Stuffed Pumpkin Recipe


A diabetic Thanksgiving recipe that you bake inside the actual pumpkin shell.

Step 1

Cut the top off the pumpkin and remove the seeds. Place cut side down i a baking pan and bake at 350 F for about 40 minutes or until soft.

Step 2

With a metal spoon, scrape out the cooked pumpkin, leaving a 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick shell. Process the apples in a food processor until chunky. Add the remaining ingredients and process until just mixed. Spoon into the pumpkin shell. Cover with the top. Bake in 400 F oven for 45 minutes or until the filling is hot.

1 serving 118 calories 18 gm carbohydrate, 3 gm protein, 5 gm fat, 3 mg sodium, 376 mg potassium, 0 cholesterol.

1 vegetable exchange, 1 fruit, 1 fat Source: Am. Diabetes Assoc. Holiday Cookbook by Betty Wedman 1986 Shared but not tested by Elizabeth Rodier Nov 93

Things You'll Need

  • 2lb Pumpkin, washed
  • 2 Apples, cored, quartered
  • 1/2c Pineapple chunks
  • 1/2c Broken walnuts
  • 1ts Ground cinnamon
  • 1/2ts Ground nutmeg
  • 1/4ts Ground cloves

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