Fried pumpkin

A nice way to discover a not so well-known vegetable. A dish with pro-vitamin A; a vitamin that helps maintaining a healthy vision and a normal skin.

Ingredients (serves 4):

  • 1 pumpkin
  • Oil (frying if possible)
  • 1 pinch of paprika
  • Ketchup
  • Salt and pepper


  • Peel and cut the pumpkin flesh. Then cut into fries-shape of but not too thick.
  • Heat the oil to 160 ° C. Meanwhile, season the fries with salt and pepper.
  • Place the pumpkin fries into the hot oil, turning them to ensure they are cooked on both sides.
  • Place on a kitchen towel tissue to dry and then season again with a little salt and paprika.
  • Place in a dish; don’t forget to set aside the ketchup sauce.

Serve with red or white meat.  A recipe costing less than 5 euros and accessible to all.