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Merliton Farci (Stuffed Merliton)

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Category: Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 4 Merlitons
  • 1/2 lb Ham; finely chopped
  • 1 lb Shrimp; boiled, peeled,
  • -ground
  • 1 sm Onion; ground
  • 2 Cloves garlic; ground
  • 2 Sprigs thyme
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1 tb Parsley; chopped
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1/2 Loaf stale french bread
  • 1/4 lb Butter
  • Pimento strips
  • Sprigs of parsley


Wash merlitons well. Parboil until tender. Half; scoop out center and save
shells. Mash inner pulp well. Place in a skillet with butter that has been
melted. Add ham, shrimp and seasoning (onion, garlic, thyme, bay leaves and
chopped parsley); simmer 20 minutes. Soak bread in water and press dry. Add
to the above mixture; add salt and pepper. Cook 10 minutes over low flame,
stirring constantly. Fill shells with stuffing; sprinkle with bread crumbs
and dot with butter. Bake in a 375 degree oven. Serve with a pimento strip
and sprig of parsley on top. Serves 8. *May substitute squash for




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