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Roasted Pumpkin Stuffed With Everything Good

It is the perfect main course for this fall season.

Step 1: Ingredients

A cute little pumpkin (about 2 1/2 - 3 pound)

Long grain rice - 1 cup

Chicken breast - 1/2 cup

Bell peppers (yellow, red, orange) - 1/2 cup

Onion, medium size - 1

Frozen mixed vegetables - 1/2 cup

King oyster mushroom - 1/2 cup

Green chilli - 2

Garlic cloves - 4

Soy sauce - 1 tsp

Olive oil - 1 tbsp + some for greasing the pumpkin

Bay leaf - 2

2 sprig of fresh parsley

Salt and Pepper

Serve : 2 - 3 adults

Step 2: Pumpkin Pot!

1. Mark a small circle on top of the pumpkin. Using sharp knife, cut a cap out of top of the pumpkin at 45 degree angle.

2. Clear away the seeds and strings from the cap and from inside the pumpkin. Spoon works great to remove the strings and seeds. Do not throw away the seeds, you can make many recipes using pumpkin seeds.

3. Grease the outer skin of pumpkin with olive oil.

4. Season the inner side of pumpkin with salt and pepper and set aside.

Step 3: Cut All the Veggies

Wash all the veggies with fresh tap water and chop them into small pieces.

Step 4: Boil the Rice

1. Wash the rice with fresh running water for 3 times.

2. Add 3 cup of water, 1/2 tbsp of oil, bay leaf to rice and bring it to boil over medium flame.

3. Once the rice half cooked, remove it from heat. Drain the water completely using strainer and set aside.

Step 5: Chicken Rice

1. Heat an oil in wide pan over medium flame.

2. Add garlic and chillies to it. Saute for 1 minute.

3. Add onion and satue for couple of minutes.

4. Add bell peppers and veggies, stir and cook for 2 minutes.

5. Add chicken, parsley, season it salt and pepper. Mix and cook for 5 minutes.

6. Now add the half cooked rice and soy sauce. Give a stir, make sure that rice coated well with the spices.

Step 6: Bake It!

Pre-heat oven to 350 F.

1. Take greased pumpkin, stuff in the chicken rice. Make sure that pumpkin should be well filled.

2. Close the pumpkin with its cap.

3. Place the stuffed pumpkin on baking tray and bake it for 60 to 90 minutes. Check after 60 minutes.

4. Carefully remove the pumpkin from the oven to serving table, it will be very hot, heavy.

Step 7: Serve :)

<p>yummmmmm</p>
<p>Thank you :)</p>
<p>Awesome idea :)</p>
<p>Thanks sonia :)</p>
<p>Otay.</p>
<p>nomnom......you got my vote!</p>
<p>Thanks for the vote :)</p>
<p>This is a wonderful Idea!!!</p>
<p>Thanks!</p>
<p>Looks super good!</p>
<p>Thank you :)</p>
<p>I made a bean soup with hot sausages then put it into a pumpkin bowl last night ,man was it good i will favorite this to try </p>
Oh super, that sounds delish.. Thanks :)
<p>Yummm...</p>
Thanks :)
<p>I think I can smell it from here! Awesome recipe!</p>
Thank you :)
<p>OH man that sounds amazing, and super healthy! Best combination in my opinion! Plus I always love the idea of a baking dish that I don't have to wash!</p>
<p>yes, we don't have to wash .. Super, I haven't think about that :) Thanks MsSweet ..</p>

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