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Turkish Pumpkin Dessert Recipe
|Pumpkin flesh||2 1⁄4 Pound|
|Sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Walnuts||1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped|
Calories 250 Calories from Fat 92
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11 g17%
Saturated Fat 1.1 g5.5%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 2 mg0.1%
Total Carbohydrates 38 g12.8%
Dietary Fiber 2 g7.9%
Sugars 27.7 g
Protein 4 g8.5%
Vitamin A 251.3% Vitamin C 25.9%
Calcium 5.2% Iron 10.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1 Cut the pumpkin flesh into thin, rectangular pieces measuring about 3 x 1 1/2 inches.
2 In a very wide, flameproof earthenware casserole dish, put the pumpkin pieces.
3 Sprinkle with the sugar.
4 Pour in just enough water to cover.
5 Set aside for 24 hours.
6 Place the casserole dish on a moderate heat and bring to a boil.
7 Reduce the heat, and simmer gently for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the pumpkin is tender.
8 Allow to cool at room temperature.
9 Serve in small bowls or dishes, sprinkled with the chopped walnuts.