*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                           BAKED STUFFED PAPAYAS
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Fruits                           Meats
                 Main dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       ea           Medium Onion -- chopped
    1       ea           Clove garlic -- finely chopped
    1       lb           Ground Beef
    1       ea           16oz. can whole tomato -- drain
    1       ea           Jalapeno -- finely chopped
      1/2   ts           Salt
      1/4   ts           Pepper
    4       ea           Papayas (about 12oz. each)
    2       tb           Parmesan cheese -- grated
 
        Cook and stir beef, onion, and garlic in 10-inch skillet over
   medium heat until beef is light brown. Drain; stir in tomatoes,
   jalapeno pepper, salt and pepper.  Break up tomatoes with fork. Heat
   to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered, until most of the liquid
   is evaporated, about 10 minutes. Cut papayas lengthwise into halves
   and remove seeds. Place aobut 1/3 cup beef mixture in each papaya
   half. Sprinkle with cheese. Arrange in shallow roasting pan. Pour
   very hot water into pan to within 1 inch of tops of papaya halves.
   Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees until papayas are very tender and
   hot, about 30 minutes. ** Recipe from Betty Crocker Regional and
   International Recipes.
  
 
 
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