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Pickled Pumpkin Recipe

Cubes of pickled pumpkin make a tasty addition to any meal, according to Myra Innes of Auburn, Kansas. "We like to have this side dish as part of our Thanksgiving feast," she tells. "The recipe's a great way to use up any extra pumpkins you might have on hand," she adds.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 1-1/4 hours YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3-1/2 cups cubed peeled pie pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon whole cloves

Directions

  • 1. In a saucepan, bring water and sugar to a boil; cook and stir for 5 minutes. Add pumpkin, vinegar and cloves. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until pumpkin is tender. Discard cloves. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks. Yield: 4 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 56 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, trace sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.