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Pickled Pumpkins

 Pickled Pumpkins
Thanks to Mary Innes or Auburn, Kansas, you can enjoy a taste of autumn for weeks at a time! With just a few basic ingredients, fresh pumpkin turns into a tasty topping for pork chops or poultry.
8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 1-1/4 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1-3/4 cups cubed peeled pie pumpkin
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon whole cloves

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, bring water and sugar to a boil; cook and stir
  • for 5 minutes. Add the 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: 2 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 1/4 cup equals 10 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, trace sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchange: Free Food.