Prepare corn with peppers and celery according to package directions. Stir in remaining ingredients; cook until thoroughly heated. Stuff mixture into hot cooked mini pumpkins or tomato tulips.
Makes 8 servings.
Pierce skin of pumpkin several times. Microwave 4 whole mini pumpkins on HIGH 8 to 10 minutes or until tender, rearranging pumpkins after 4 minutes. Cut and remove lid. Hollow out pulp from center of each pumpkin with spoon.
Microwave corn with peppers and celery in 2 quart casserole according to package directions. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover; microwave on HIGH 6 to 7 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Spoon mixture into pumpkins or tomato tulips,
To prepare tomato tulips, cut and remove a 1-1/2-inch circle from stem end of each tomato. Using spoon, hollow out pulp from center of each tomato, leaving a 1/4 inch thick shell. To form petals, make 5 cuts from top center of each tomato to within 1-inch of bottom, being careful not to cut through bottom skin. if desired, trim petals to form points; pull or cut skin back from each petal to make tulip effect.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana