Whole Roasted Pumpkin with neat Vegetable Stew

This presentation in a pumpkin will be the talk of the dinner table.  Get the conversation started with a hearty, plant-based meal featuring neat meat replacement mix!


SERVINGS: Makes 4 personal sized pumpkin stews or 1 large pumpkin for sharing



4 small single-serve pumpkins (approximately 6” in diameter) or 1 large pumpkin for sharing (approximately 10-12” in diameter).  Recommended pumpkin varieties:  “Long Island Cheese”, “Cinderella”, or “Field Trip”)


2 packs neat meat replacement mix, any flavor, prepared into crumbles according to package instructions

2 tablespoons avocado oil or cooking oil of choice

1 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced

4 cloves garlic, minced

½ cup chopped celery

½ cup chopped sweet onion

1 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped

1 teaspoon fresh rosemary, chopped

2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

2 cups vegetable broth

1 28oz. can diced tomatoes

1 cup frozen black-eyed peas

½ teaspoon salt

4 small red potatoes, diced

1 carrot, sliced

1 cup frozen kale



Prepare the neat crumbles according to package instructions, set aside.  In a large stock …