Great Pumpkin Meatloaf Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelMediumHealth IndexAverage
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Pumpkin4 Pound (1 Small Pumpkin)
 Black pepper To Taste
 Prepared yellow mustard3 Tablespoon, divided
 Brown sugar2 Tablespoon
 Egg1
 Worcestershire sauce1 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon (To Taste)
 Lean ground beef1 1⁄2 Pound
 Fine dry bread crumbs1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1879 Calories from Fat 567

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 64 g98.4%

Saturated Fat 23.9 g119.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 601.5 mg

Sodium 2318.4 mg96.6%

Total Carbohydrates 172 g57.4%

Dietary Fiber 11.9 g47.8%

Sugars 58.5 g

Protein 168 g335.7%

Vitamin A 2685.7% Vitamin C 276.9%

Calcium 50% Iron 168.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Cut top from pumpkin; discard top.
Remove and discard strings and seeds.
Place whole pumpkin, minus top, in baking dish.
Add about 1 inch hot water to dish around the outside of the pumpkin.
Cover pumpkin and pan with foil.
Bake in a preheated 400-degree oven for 45 minutes, or until pumpkin is tender but not falling apart.
Pour off water.
Season inside of pumpkin with salt and pepper.
Spread with 1 tablespoon mustard and sprinkle with brown sugar.
Combine remaining 2 tablespoons mustard, egg, Worcestershire sauce, salt, ground beef and bread crumbs.
Mix well.
Spoon beef mixture into pumpkin shell, packing down tightly.
Return pumpkin to 400-degree oven and bake, uncovered, for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until pumpkin is tender and meatloaf is cooked.
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