Vegetarian Dinner in a Pumpkin

Vegetarian Dinner in a Pumpkin

4 servings         Prep time: 30 minutes     Cook time: 1 hour 15 minutes


1 medium pumpkin

2 c cooked wild rice pilaf

1 onion, finely chopped

3 cloves garlic

1 pck sliced mushrooms

1/2 c walnuts

1/2 c dried cranberries

2 c spinach, chopped

1 tsp oregano

1 tsp thyme

1 tsp cumin

Himalayan pink salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • clean out pumpkin; season the pumpkin with salt and pepper
  • cook wild rice pilaf
  • toast walnuts over medium heat for 2 minutes, constantly moving; remove from heat and set aside.
  • saute onions, garlic and mushrooms.
  • mix walnuts, onion mixture, dried cranberries, and spices in a bowl; spoon mixture into the pumpkin; pack it tightly
  • wrap the pumpkin in tinfoil and place it on a cookie sheet
  • bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until the pumpkin it soft
  • remove from the oven and let it stand for 20 minutes
  • serve

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