*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                     Beef  In  Costume  For  Halloween
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Halloween
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1                    (4 lb.) pumpkin
    1      Pound         lean ground beef
    1      Cup           chopped onion
                         Cooking oil
      1/3  Cup           chopped red pepper
      1/3  Cup           chopped green pepper
    1      Clove         minced garlic
    1      Teaspoon      salt
      1/4  Teaspoon      thyme
      1/4  Teaspoon      pepper
    1      (7 1/2 Oz.)   pitted ripe olives
    1      (8 Oz.) Can   tomato sauce
    2                    beaten eggs
 
 Preparation : 
 Cut top from pumpkin; scrape out seeds and fibers.  Simmer in salted water
 to cover for 20 to 25 minutes or until almost tender.  Drain.  Brown beef
 and onion.   Add peppers and garlic.  Cook one minute.  Remove from heat,
 stir in remaining ingredients.  Spoon into pumpkin.  Place “lid” on top.
 Brush pumpkin with oil. 
 
 Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour. 
 
 Let stand 10 minutes. 
 
 Cut into edges to serve.
 
 
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