Preparation / Directions:
1. Boil mirlitons in salted water until tender. Drain, cut in half
and remove the seeds. Scoop out the pulp and leave a 1/4 inch thick
shell to hold the stuffing.
2. Saute onions, garlic and beef about ten minutes.
3. Add bread crumbs, mirliton pulp, salt, black
pepper,and parsley. Cook for about 5 minutes.
4. Fill mixture into mirliton shells and sprinkle the top with buttered
bake in 375 degree oven for about 20-25 minutes.
To wrap up our Cajun Cookin' menu I offer a recipe that isn't Cajun at
all, but it's definitely from New Orleans. Close enough? The name
supposedly comes for the name of the bread in some Italian dialect,
and it's really nothing more than a hero sandwich. What makes it
stand out from the rest of the world's hero sandwiches is the olive
salad, and what a difference it makes. You may find yourself putting
it on all your cold-cuts fr