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Pumpkin dinner with broccoli and prunes
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5 from 13 votes

Easy Pumpkin & Broccoli Dinner recipe

This easy pumpkin dinner recipe is terrifically good! It's a mix of different flavors, textures, and tastes embedded in one meal.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: dinner, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: anti-inflammatory, French, plant-based, Vegan
Keyword: broccoli recipes, chickpea recipes, pumpkin recipes, tempeh recipes
Servings: 6 people
Author: Githu
Cost: 15€


  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 tbsp cold-pressed olive or coconut oil
  • 1 big carrot
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 piece ginger
  • 1 root turmeric
  • some salt
  • 2 cups pumpkins diced
  • 5 tomatoes
  • 2 head broccoli
  • 1 tsp mustard sauce
  • a handful of dried prunes
  • 300 grams tempeh
  • 2 cup drained or homecooked chickpeas
  • 1 ½ cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup bell pepper and chili pepper (diced)
  • some fresh herbs of your choice


  • Clean the vegetables
  • Dice the onion, grate the garlic, turmeric, and ginger
  • In a pan, bring onions then oil and bring to cooking for 4 mins while stirring now and then on a medium-high heat
  • While onions are cooking dice the carrots and cut the broccoli florets, keep the stems to make a broth
  • Add to the onions the carrots, stir and cover to cook for 4 mins
  • Add ginger, turmeric, garlic, spices, and salt. Stir everything together for 1 min
  • Add pumpkins and cook covered for 5 minute
  • Bring in the tomatoes & broccoli florets, cook for 3 mins
  • Add the mustard sauce, prunes, chickpeas, and tempeh. stir and mix well
  • Add the broth and cover. increase the heat till to the boilling point then lower the heat to medium-high
  • Simmer for 5 minutes, stir and cut off the heat
  • Add diced bell pepper and the red chili. Stir gently and let the dinner to cool
  • Before serving garnish with herbs
  • Taste and add some salt if need be
  • Enjoy your pumpkin dinner. Thank you for being here, please do share this recipe