Christmas Pumpkin with Green Beans

Recipe from Lily Moore
Christmas Pumpkin with Green Beans
Cooking time: 30 min
Servings 4
A quick&easy recipe for warming vegetables that make a delicious Christmas side dish. Here are used some universal vegetables that go with any entree and any seasoning!


  • Butter
    1 tbsp.
  • Crookneck pumpkin
    17,6 oz.
  • Onion
    1 pc.
  • Garlic
    2 cloves
  • Olive oil
    1 tbsp.
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Ground cumin
    1 tsp.
  • Pepper
    to taste
  • Spicy paprika powder
    1 tsp.
  • Vegetable broth
    5,3 fl. oz.
  • Green beans
    14,1 oz.
  • Lemon juice
    1 tbsp.
  • Turmeric
    1 tsp.

Nutrition facts per serving

  • Calories

    142 kcal

  • Protein

    4.6 g

  • Fat

    7.5 g

  • Carbohydrates

    14 g


  • Peel the pumpkin, cut it into cubes. Finely chop the garlic and onion.

  • Heat the oil and butter in a large saucepan. Saute the onion until transparent. Add the chopped garlic and pumpkin, sauté for 3 minutes, then add the seasoning. Sprinkle with the turmeric, cumin and paprika. Now, deglaze with broth and cook covered for 10-15 minutes over medium heat.

  • Meanwhile, peel the beans, cut in half and blanch in boiling salted water for 6 minutes. Then drain the liquids and pat the beans dry. Add the beans to the pumpkin and cook for 2-3 minutes more. Season the vegetables with lemon juice, pepper and salt.


  • Pumpkin with green beans go well with crunchy couscous and pumpkin seeds: let 5.29 oz. of couscous swell in 10.58 fl. oz. of hot broth according to package instructions. Fry 4 tablespoons of the pumpkin seeds, coarsely chop and mix with the couscous.

Bon Appetit!

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