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5 from 3 votes
Dinner in a Pumpkin
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 15 mins

Dinner in a Pumpkin is the perfect Halloween meal.  An easy, fun Fall family recipe that is as fun to make as it is delicious to eat! 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Dinner in a Pumpkin
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Kristen Duke
  • 1 medium pumpkin
  • 1 lb. ground sausage
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 1.5 to 2 cu. cooked rice
  • 1 8 oz can sliced water chestnuts
  • 1 cup slivered almonds
  1. Clean out pumpkin and decorate outside with black marker (optional).
  2. Brown sausage.
  3. Mix in remaining ingredients.
  4. Put pumpkin on cookie sheet.
  5. Fill pumpkin with mixture.
  6. Place in oven and bake pumpkin with lid on for 1 hour at 350F or until pumpkin is tender.
  7. Ladle on to plates out of the pumpkin.