Greek Pumpkin Garnish Ingredients
- Pumpkin 700 grams
- 1 medium onion
- Fresh tomatoes 500 grams
- Dried ground basil 2 teaspoons
- 0.5 teaspoon salt
- Ground black pepper 0.5 teaspoon
- Olive oil for frying
- Main ingredients: Onion, Tomato, Pumpkin
- Serving 4 servings
- World CuisineGreek Cuisine
Cutting board, Knife, Tablespoon, Teaspoon, Frying pan, Wooden spatula, Plate - 2 pieces, Cooker, Medium bowl, Deep plate, Serving dish
Cooking pumpkin garnish in Greek:
Step 1: prepare the onion.
Using a knife, peel the onion from the husks and rinse under running water. Spread the component on a cutting board and cut into small slices. Pieces of onion are transferred to a clean plate.
Step 2: prepare the pumpkin.
We wash the pumpkin under running water and put it on a cutting board. Using a knife, remove the peel and pulp with seeds. After that, cut the vegetable into small pieces and transfer to a free plate.
Step 3: prepare the tomatoes.
We wash the tomatoes under running water and put in a medium bowl. Fill the container with hot water so that it completely covers the vegetables. Notice 2-4 minutes and then drain the liquid. The component itself is shifted to a cutting board and peeled off with our hands or a knife.
Cut the tomatoes into small pieces and place in a deep plate.
Step 4: prepare the pumpkin side dish in Greek.
Pour a little olive oil into the pan and put the bowl on a large fire. When the oil warms up well, carefully spread the slices of pumpkin and onion into it. From time to time, stirring everything with a wooden spatula, fry the ingredients until golden brown.
After that, make the fire less than average and spread the pieces of tomatoes in the pan. Mix everything with a spatula and continue to cook the side dish for another 15 minutes until soft pumpkin. In 2-3 minutes to the end add salt, black pepper and dried basil. Again, mix everything with a wooden spatula and turn off the burner.
Step 5: serve the pumpkin garnish in Greek.
As soon as the pumpkin garnish in Greek is ready, pour it into a special deep dish and serve it to the dining table. Such a delicacy can be presented to the table with meat, mashed potatoes or pasta.
- instead of a tomato, you can add tomato puree or juice to the side dish;
- in addition to the spices indicated in the recipe, the dish can be sprinkled with other seasonings to your taste;
- to prepare a side dish, you need to choose a sweet, juicy, ripe pumpkin.