Recipe of the Month: Pumpkin Curry Vegetable Sauté

Posted by Thorek Memorial Hospital | Sep 19, 2019 1:49:21 PM

Picture1-3Fall has arrived in Chicago. It's time to cozy up with some warm Fall recipes and pumpkin dishes. We have a delicious autumn recipe, perfect for chilly Chicago Fall nights: Pumpkin Curry Vegetable Sauté.


  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin puree NOT pumpkin pie filling
  • 1/4 cup low sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice fresh
  • 3/4 tsp ginger root peeled and grated
  • 1 1/2 tsp curry powder
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 Tbsp olive or vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup yellow onion trimmed and diced
  • 3/4 cup cauliflower chopped 1/2"
  • 1 cup butternut squash peeled, seeded and diced 1/2"
  • 3/4 cup mushrooms trimmed and sliced
  • 1 clove garlic peeled and minced
  • 2 Tbsp cilantro minced
  • 3/4 cup canned garbanzo beans (chickpeas) rinsed and drained
  • 3/4 cup green peas frozen
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 3 cups brown rice cooked


  1. In stockpot over medium-high heat, combine pumpkin, broth, lemon juice, ginger, curry powder, chili powder, pepper and ground turmeric. Cook, stirring constantly, until sauce is hot, 3 to 5 minutes. Set aside
  2. In sauté pan or wok over high heat, heat oil. Add onion, cauliflower, and squash. Stir-fry until tender-crisp, 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Add mushrooms, garlic and cilantro. Stir-fry 3 minutes more.
  4. Add garbanzo beans, frozen peas, salt and pumpkin sauce. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Simmer 3-4 minutes.
  5. Serve over hot cooked brown rice.

Nutrition Facts (serves 6)

  • Calories: 250 kcal
  • Total Fat: 4.5 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.5g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 230mg
  • Total Carb: 47 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6g
  • Protein: 8g


Recipe courtesy of Feed Your Potential 365

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