Adventurous Side Dishes to Serve This Holiday Season: Ginger-Curry Pumpkin Mash
Posted on 11/16/2012
Looking to add to your recipe repertoire this holiday season? Spice up run-of-the-mill side dishes with this recipe for Ginger-Curry Pumpkin Mash. It’s delicious alterative to ordinary mashed potatoes and will add color, exotic flavor to your holiday side dish selection.
1 (2 ½ pound) baking or butternut pumpkin, trimmed, cleaned and cut into 2-inch wedges
1 tsp ground ginger
2 tsp curry powder
1 tbl butter
¼ cup vegetable stock
Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray. Set aside.
- Place pumpkin wedges on baking sheet and bake in oven under tender, 40 minutes. Remove and let cool slightly.
- When pumpkin is cool enough to handle, scoop out flesh and transfer to a large bowl. Discard skin. Add ginger, curry and butter and vegetable stock; season with salt and pepper.
- Using a potato masher or handheld mixer, beat until smooth. Transfer to a serving dish.