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Awesome Pumpkin Beef Stew


Pumpkin Stew recipe















1 ½ pounds beef, round steak
boneless, cubed
1 tablespoon butter
not margarine
1 medium onions
coarsely chopped
2 stalks celery
coarsely chopped
5 cups water
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon thyme
¼ teaspoon black pepper
5 pounds pumpkin
¼ cup all-purpose flour
1 cup green peas


In a 4-quart Dutch oven, brown beef in butter.

Add onion and celery; sauté until browned.

Stir in 4 cups water, the salt, thyme, and pepper.

Heat to boiling.

Cook covered 1 hour.

Cut 2 inches off the top of the pumpkin.

Trim the rim of pumpkin bottom to form points; scoop out seeds.

Peel top and trimmings; cut into 1 inch cubes; add to beef after 1 hour.

Cook 30 minutes longer or until tender.

Heat oven to 350℉ (180℃).

Bake pumpkin shell 20 mins.

Stir flour into 1 cup water; add stew with peas.

Cook, stirring until thickened; spoon into shell and serve.

Note: Do not place pumpkin on direct heat.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 365g (12.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 20630% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 10%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 161mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars g
Protein 38g
Vitamin A 592% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 6% Iron 23%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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