Sweet Pumpkin with Chopped Walnuts

Sweet Pumpkin with Chopped Walnuts

Sweet Pumpkin with Chopped Walnuts

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Pumpkins are not only tasty – you can create a lot of super delicious meals and dishes, snacks or treats. You can braise it with olive oil, make a stew or flavor-rich dessert.

Pumpkins aren’t energy-dense (means they’re low in calories), high in fiber and really healthy. Today, we’ll show you how to make a Turkish dessert.

  • Preparation Time: 45 minutes
  • Cooking/Baking Time: 30 minutes
  • Ready in: 75 minutes

Recipe: Sweet Pumpkin with Chopped Walnuts

Ingredients (for 8 portions)

  • 1000 grams cheese pumpkinRecipe: Sweet Pumpkin with Chopped Walnuts
  • 40 grams brown sugar (or some other sweetner)
  • 30 grams honey
  • 4 Tsp walnuts, chopped
  • 1 glass water
  • Optional: 1-2 clovesRecipe: Sweet Pumpkin with Chopped Walnuts

Cooking Directions

  1. Cut the pumpkin in half, remove the pips and cut it into big chunks – just like in the pictures.
  2. Put the pumpkins pieces evenly into a pan or boiling pot. You can put them onto another, if the pot is small.
  3. Add your favourite sweetner (we used some brown sugar) and then leave it alone for approx.. 20-.30 minutes.
  4. Add a glass of water and heat the pot, until it boils.Recipe: Sweet Pumpkin with Chopped Walnuts
  5. Once it starts boiling, reduce the heat and let it simmer for another 25-30 minutes with the lid back on. Watch out not to burn the pumpkin. Add some more water if necessary.
  6. Add the honey for the last 5 minutes. Take the pumpkin off the stove and put the piece onto a plate. Garnish with chopped walnuts and let it cool for 10-15 minutes.
  7. Enjoy your sweet pumpkin with chopped walnuts either hot or cold.

Nutritional Value

Whole pumpkin

  • 730 kcal
  • 8,9 grams Protein
  • 110,9 grams Carbohydrate
  • 29,3 grams Fat

Notes & Recommendations

  • Tip 1: You can use a Hokkaido pumpkins instead.
  • Tip 2: You should ensure that there is always some water in the boiling pot.
  • Tip 3: Use some calorie-free sweetner to save up on calories and carbohydrates.

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