Spicy Stewed Pumpkin Recipe

Recipe from East Germany. High in Vitamin A.

Step 1

In a saucepan, combine ingredients except pumpkin and boil for a few minutes. Peel, seed and cube the pumpkin (save seeds to roast for a snack). Drop the pumpkin cubes into the saucepan with spices. Cook gently until fork-tender, stirring frequently. Divide into 4 equal servings. Serve warm or cold.

1 serving, 63 calories, 1 starch/bread exchange 16 grams carbohydrate, 2 gm protein, fat negligible, 3 gm fiber 395 mg potassium, 9 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol

Source: Diabetic Cooking from Around the World by Vilma L. Chantiles 1989 ISBN 0-06-016057-8 Shared but not tested by Elizabeth Rodier, Nov 93.

Things You'll Need

  • 1c Water
  • 1/4c Vinegar
  • 1sm Cinnamon stock
  • 1sm Piece fresh ginger
  • 4 Cloves
  • Noncal. sweetener to taste
  • 4c Pumpkin, cubed

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