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Tuesday 13 October 2009

Vegan MoFo: Munchkin(pumpkin)Land

I was in the supermarket the other day and saw these munchkin pumpkins. They were too cute to ignore (and only £1 each), so I bought one. I bought this one cuz it was pretty, but they did have regular orange ones too.

I decided to bake it then stuff it. So that's what I did, 200C for about 35 minutes and it was soft. I carefully cut off the top and scooped out the flesh, discarding the seeds. I mixed the pumpkin flesh with a mixture of sauteed veg, brown rice, crumbled steamed tempeh and asian inspired flavours like soy sauce, lime juice, chilli and fresh coriander leaves. The stuffing made enough for 2 portions, so the rest is still in the fridge.

It was nice but nothing special so I didn't bother with the recipe here, you could probably do better, and so could I if I tried again.

It was pretty though.



  1. Yummy, I haven't seen the mini squashes in Brighton yet, I can't wait to go to the supermarket tomorrow to see if I can get myself one.

  2. Nice pumpkin! I'm saving myself for when they wheel out the pumpkins for Halloween!

  3. So cute! And stuffed pumpkin is super yum! Good call!

  4. Holy munchkin pumpkins batman!
    That looks worthy of a super hero that does. Even one who wears their underpants over the top of tights.

  5. the little pumpkin = the cutest! i’ve never had pumpkin like that before, Sal – it sounds awfully yummy to me, and like something i’d like to try. it is super pretty & perfect for fall!

  6. mmmm... I've had those moments... and when I say moments I mean generally what tastes good isn't pretty and what's pretty doesn't always taste good.. bah..

    still.. **pinches pumpkin's cute cheeks**

  7. Hee. I love little pumpkins - they are so cute!


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