- Large Pumpkin (it needs to be flat on the bottom)
- 2 lbs ground beef
- 1-2 bottles spaghetti sauce
- 1-2 bags mixed veggies (and variety you choose )
- 1 onion
- salt and pepper
- you can also add fresh potatoes and carrots if you want
Clean out your pumpkin, it will be your pot. Put it in a shallow dish with an inch or so of water. Brown meant and onions. Put into the pumpkin and add spaghetti sauce. Stir together. Put pumpkin in the oven @ 350 for 2 1/2 - 3 hours. Steam veggies. After the pumpkin comes out of the oven add veggies.
I tried to scale this recipe down, a teacher I worked with makes this every year for her class near Halloween, It might still make a lot. I've also known people to make the stew on the stove (and just add everything together plus a little water until you have the consistency you like) and cook the pumpkin separately if you don't want a lot of pumpkin flavor in the soup. Hope it isn't too vague for anyone that really wants to try it!