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Fuzzy Gourd Stuffed with Pork and Mushrooms

Photo attribution: Pamela Armstead
Ready In: 50 minutes
Serves: 4
Dairy-freeGluten-freeLow Added Sugar
A hearty pork and mushroom stuffed gourd dish. A perfect way to use leftover cooked rice.

What you'll need

Measuring spoons
Measuring cups
Sharp knife
Cutting board
Pot or microwave-safe dish
Medium pan
Large pot


Serves 4
4 Fuzzy Gourds scrubbed vigorously to remove “fuzz”
1 tablespoon Vegetable Oil
1 Onion small, diced
1 clove Garlic minced
1 cup Rice cooked
2 Shiitake Mushrooms diced
1 tablespoon Soy Sauce reduced-sodium
1/2 cup Cilantro chopped
1/2 pound Ground Pork



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 Facts

Serving Size 1.00 piece

Serving Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 236
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13 g17%
Saturated Fat 4.6 g23%
Sodium 775 mg34%
Total Carbohydrate 18 g7%
Dietary Fiber 2 g7%
Protein 12 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: