Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Stuffed Chyntuck

Stuffed Chyntuck - Chyntuck is an onion-like vegetable found on Kashyyyk that is stuffed with meat and then baked. 

2 large sweet onions
1 pound ground beef
1/2 pound bulk pork sausage
1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
1/2 cuip breadcrumbs
1 cup beef broth
1/2 c white rice
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Peel onions and cut 1/2 in. off tops and bottoms.
Place onions in a large saucepan. Cover with boiling water. Cook until tender, about 20 minutes; drain.

Cool slightly. I dunked them in ice water for a minute so they wouldn't be too hot to handle -now. Carefully remove inside layers of onion, separating into eight individual shells (refrigerate remaining onion for another use). Drain on paper towels.

In a skillet, cook beef and sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain.
Add spinach; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in the remaining ingredients.

Spoon into the onion shells.
Place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 15-20 minutes or until heated through and lightly browned.

I garnished them a bit with shredded cheese. Yum!


  1. This came out awesome. I highly recommend this one to EVERYONE!

  2. OHMIGOD! I had a geekgasm! I can't wait to try these! :D (So excited for SWTOR!)

  3. Yummy! Have you tried it with chicken or turkey? You know me and my anti-red meat thing. Definitely going to be trying this, though.


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