Mashed Pumpkin with Nutmeg
The feel of fall is in the air in the upper regions of the northern hemisphere which means the pumpkins are ready to eat. This low calorie, low or no cholesterol, low sodium dish is an excellent side dish for that fall meal. Substitute vegan margarine for the butter and the vegetarian dish transforms into a vegan side.
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
1/8 tsp salt
3/4 oz unsalted butter or vegan margarine
1 lb pumpkin, peeled and cut into pieces
Place pumpkin in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover pan and steam 10 minutes or until soft. Mash with a fork or potato masher. Add nutmeg, butter and salt to taste. Stir until smooth.
Nutrition (per serving) Calories 37; % Calories From Fat 99.7%; Total Fat 4.1g; Saturated Fats 2.6g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 1.1g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 0.2g; Cholesterol 11mg(vegetarian version, zero for the vegan version); Sodium 75mg; Total Carbohydrates 0.1g; Dietary Fiber 0g; Sugar 0g; Protein 0.1g.
Thiamin B1 0.00084 mg
Sodium 75 mg