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Sugar Pumpkin Stuffed With Turkey, Apples and Stuffing

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“This is a recipe I came up with when bored in my kitchen on an early Sunday morning. I purchased pie pumpkins and had an extra one. Turned out not only a beautiful presentation, but really really good!”
1hr 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (2 lb) pumpkin
  • 1 (6 ounce) package seasoned stuffing mix, we used an organic chicken brand (prepared)
  • 1 -2 cup turkey meat, cooked, shredded
  • 2 (4 ounce) packages raisins
  • 2 tart apples, diced
  • 14 cup water


  1. Pre-heat oven to 400.
  2. Carve the pumpkin like you would a jack-o-lantern, leaving the shell in tact.
  3. Scoop out strings and seeds (save the seeds for toasting).
  4. In large bowl, combine prepared stuffing, turkey, raisins, and apples, mix well, season with salt and pepper.
  5. Pour 1/4 cup water in bottom of pumpkin, then stuff tightly with mixture.
  6. Wrap the pumpkin in aluminum foil, leaving room at the top for steam to escape.
  7. Cook approximately 50-60 minutes depending on the size of your pumpkin.
  8. Remove, let cool 10 minutes.
  9. To serve for a party, place the pumpkin on a platter in the center of the table, prepare to cut it while at the table.
  10. To serve at home, cut in half, then each half again. Or to your desired serving sizes.

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