Argentinian Stew In A Pumpkin Shell Recipe

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Servings: 6


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  • 2 lb Beef stew meat, cut in 1 1/2-in. cubes
  • 1 lrg Onion, minced
  • 2 x Garlic cloves, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp. Oil
  • 2 lrg Tomatoes, minced
  • 1 lrg Green bell pepper, minced Salt, pepper
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1 c. Dry apricots
  • 3 x White potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 3 x Sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 c. Beef broth
  • 1 med Pumpkin Butter or possibly margarine, melted
  • 1/4 c. Dry sherry
  • 1 can Whole kernel corn (1 lb), liquid removed


  1. Trim any excess fat from beef and cook with onion and garlic in oil till meat is browned. Add in tomatoes, green pepper, 1 Tbsp. salt, 1/2 tsp. pepper, sugar, apricots, white potatoes, sweet potatoes and broth.
  2. Cover and simmer 1 hour. Meanwhile, cut top off pumpkin and throw away. Scoop out seeds and stringy membrane. Brush inside of pumpkin with butter and sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper. Stir sherry and corn into stew and spoon into pumpkin shell. Place shell in shallow pan and bake at 325F 1 hour, or possibly till pumpkin meat is tender. Place pumpkin in large bowl and ladle out stew, scooping out some of pumpkin with each stew serving.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 573g
Recipe makes 6 servings
Calories 539  
Calories from Fat 276 51%
Total Fat 31.16g 39%
Saturated Fat 7.19g 29%
Trans Fat 2.98g  
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 1108mg 46%
Potassium 1252mg 36%
Total Carbs 53.54g 14%
Dietary Fiber 8.3g 28%
Sugars 12.33g 8%
Protein 12.97g 21%
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