Fuzzy Gourd Stuffed with Pork and Mushrooms

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Pamela Armstead
Fuzzy Gourd Stuffed with Pork and Mushrooms
Budget-friendly recipe
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A hearty pork and mushroom stuffed gourd dish. A perfect way to use leftover cooked rice.

Ingredients

4

scrubbed vigorously to remove “fuzz”

1
tablespoon
1

diced

1

minced

1
cup
½
cup

chopped

½
pound

What You'll Need

  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Cutting board
  • Chef knife
  • Large spoon
  • Pot or microwave-safe dish

Directions

  1. Slice gourds in half and microwave or blanch in boiling water until slightly soft.
  2. Scoop flesh out of gourds.
  3. In separate pan heat oil and sauté onions and garlic until tender.
  4. Add pork; cook until done.
  5. Stir in cooked rice, mushrooms, and soy sauce; heat.
  6. Remove from heat and stir in cilantro.
  7. Stuff gourd half with pork mixture; steam about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Info and more

Serving size:
1
piece
Total calories:
236
Total fat:
13 g
Saturated fat:
4.6 g
Carbohydrates:
18 g
Protein:
12 g
Fiber:
2 g
Sodium:
775 mg
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