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Steamed Pumpkin

Join us in celebrating the queen of the autumn harvest in its most natural and nutritious form. Our Steamed Pumpkin recipe is not just a cooking guideline but a step towards a healthier, more flavorful lifestyle.
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Steamed Pumpkin
  • Difficulty Moderate
  • Prep 10 minutes
  • Cook 20 minutes
  • Servings 4 people

Unveil the subtle flavors and comforting texture of autumn’s bounty with our Simple & Healthy Steamed Pumpkin recipe. This unassuming superstar ingredient holds a place of honor in seasonal cuisine, and our straightforward method ensures you harness all the nutritional goodness locked within its vibrant flesh.

Our Steamed Pumpkin method is more than a recipe; it’s your gateway to a world of culinary explorations. By steaming the pumpkin, you’re embracing a cooking technique that safeguards its rich supply of vitamins, antioxidants, and natural sweetness. This approach is not only conducive to a well-balanced lifestyle but is an ode to the authentic flavors of this seasonal produce.

Ideal for health-conscious individuals, our Light and Nutritious Steamed Pumpkin requires no added fats or oils. This method guarantees a delightful tenderness and a preserved earthy flavor profile, ready to be the star in a myriad of preparations. Whether you’re planning a cozy family dinner or prepping for a week of clean eating, steamed pumpkin is your go-to foundation.

What’s next after steaming your pumpkin? Endless creativity! We’re here to inspire with a host of suggestions for incorporating this versatile component into your meals. Use it as a delicate side, a robust addition to salads, or blend it into velvety soups and sauces. For those keen on meal prepping, steamed pumpkin is a fantastic candidate, ready to be transformed into wholesome dishes throughout the week.

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  1. To prepare Steamed Pumpkin, clean the pumpkin thoroughly, peel it off and slice it about 5 mm thick. Then arrange the slices in the steamer basket, put the steamer on the gas and cook on medium heat for 15-20 minutes.

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  2. When the pumpkin is tender here is your Steamed Pumpkin ready to be seasoned to taste and enjoyed as a tasty light autumn side dish or employed in the preparation of other recipes.

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To best enjoy Steamed Pumpkin as a side dish, we recommend seasoning it with a drizzle of olive oil, a grinding of pepper, a pinch of salt and some chopped parsley.


Steamed Pumpkin will keep in the refrigerator for 2-3 days without any problem, and if you want you can also freeze it inside convenient containers.