October 21st, 2012 | Posted By: Magdalena Wszelaki | Posted in Adrenals, Anti-Candida, Entrees, Estrogen Dominance, Menopause, PCOS, Recipes, Thanksgiving, Thyroid | Tagged ,

Baked Stuffed Pumpkin

Baked stuffed pumpkin

This baked stuffed pumpkin recipe is easy and fun to make. A perfect and nourishing meal for a cold winter dinner table. Also makes a tasty side dish for your dinner table.

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Baked Stuffed Pumpkin
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Serves: 6-8
  • 1 medium size pumpkin
  • 2 cups brown rice, cooked
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1½ cups of cranberries
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 teaspoons of salt
  • 2 tablespoons of flax seed meal (ground flax seed)
  • 2 stalks of sage, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
How To Make
  1. Preheat the oven to 400F (200C).
  2. Cut the top of the pumpkin off with a sharp knife, scoop out the seeds, rub the outside the pumpkin with some olive oil.
  3. Make the stuffing by combining all the ingredients in a bowl.
  4. Stuff the pumpkin and cover it with the pumpkin top.
  5. Place the pumpkin on a tray and bake for an hour or until very soft when poked with a fork.
  6. Can be served as a main or as a side dish.
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6 Comments to Baked Stuffed Pumpkin

  1. Timing is everything and this came to me at the perfect time. All the info you provided here it seems essential to me. I am trying to understand my thyroid problems and is not easy, I was looking for some recipes that would be beneficial for my medical condition. Also, i read a lot about hypothyroidism from health websites like Everyday health and Mayo Clinic which has helped understand my condition well. Thank you for sharing this recipe.

    • Hi Jessica, this recipe calls for fresh cranberries. If you use dried, let us know how it goes! We’re always interested in how variations turn out. Thank you. ~HB Support

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