This is a quick and simple pumpkin stir-fry for fall. It is great for the Halloween season due to its orange color accented with the black sesame seeds. It has a nice, exotic Asian flavor and goes well with white rice.

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Ingredients

5
Original recipe yields 5 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat the oil in a large skillet. Add the onion and garlic; cook and stir until the onions begin to brown. Stir in the pumpkin, carrot, soy sauce, salt, and pepper; cook another 5 to 7 minutes, until pumpkin is tender. Sprinkle with sesame seeds before serving.

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Nutrition Facts

120.1 calories; 1.9 g protein; 10.1 g carbohydrates; 0 mg cholesterol; 837.3 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
01/01/2008
Great EASY recipe although i used leftover brocolli instead of carrot. This would be a substantial meal without white rice as i used leftover roast pumpkin which added bulk to the meal. My only other tip would be to use fresh finely chopped garlic oh and add water if it is 'sizzling' as the water will evaporate - saves using oils and added fats. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
06/03/2011
This would taste better with meat....and Jack Daniels. I made it and then immediatley threw it in the trash. It wasn't good enough for my cat. Read More
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11 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
01/01/2008
Great EASY recipe although i used leftover brocolli instead of carrot. This would be a substantial meal without white rice as i used leftover roast pumpkin which added bulk to the meal. My only other tip would be to use fresh finely chopped garlic oh and add water if it is 'sizzling' as the water will evaporate - saves using oils and added fats. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/01/2008
Great EASY recipe although i used leftover brocolli instead of carrot. This would be a substantial meal without white rice as i used leftover roast pumpkin which added bulk to the meal. My only other tip would be to use fresh finely chopped garlic oh and add water if it is 'sizzling' as the water will evaporate - saves using oils and added fats. Read More
(29)
Rating: 5 stars
11/03/2008
Really good! Had this as a meal w brown rice. I am very glad to have this recipe and will definately cook it again. Who would have thought pumpkin would taste so good with soy sauce pepper & garlic! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/09/2008
I sliced the onions garlic and carrots. Since I used white pumpkin I used the natural colored sesame seeds. I cut the amount of salt in half. We are glad we tried this delicious recipe! Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
06/03/2011
This would taste better with meat....and Jack Daniels. I made it and then immediatley threw it in the trash. It wasn't good enough for my cat. Read More
(6)
Rating: 4 stars
11/12/2010
I really enjoyed this dish. Although it is labour intensive because you have to start from scratch with a pumpking - but the bonus is the roasted pumpkin seeds you get out of it too. My husband didn't care for it but I have only learned recently that he doesn't really like squash so it's no surprise. I like it because it's tasty and filling - and healthy! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
11/10/2008
Pretty good. I was out of carrots so I left that out. I served it over wild rice cooked with a vegetable bouillon cube. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
10/28/2008
this dish was my first time to use a pumpkin for anything other than a Jack O'Lantern. It was a little salty for me i think i will not use as much soy sauce next time. Otherwise very tasty! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
10/28/2008
This was pretty good but could use some kind of sauce - it's kind of dry. I added crushed red pepper because it was a little bland. Next time I'll add some peas. I served it over rice for dinner but without rice for lunch the next day and I didn't miss the rice. It was better the next day. I'll make this again. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
11/30/2009
This was definitely different than anything we have ever made before and although it wasn't my favorite we still finished it off. We did use a "normal" halloween pumpkin instead of one of the cooking pumpkins which might have thrown off the flavor a bit. Read More
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