Jamaican Pumpkin Rice is a healthy, enjoyable dish made from white rice and pumpkin. This is easy to make and may be served for lunch or dinner with preferred protein and/or vegetables.
2 tablespoon(s) margarine – > View on Amazon
2 clove(s) garlic, chopped – > View on Amazon
1 medium onion, chopped – > View on Amazon
1 stalk(s) escallion, chopped – > View on Amazon
1/2 pound(s) pumpkin, cut into cubes with skin on
3 1/2 cup(s) water
1 packet(s) coconut milk powder – > View on Amazon
1 packet(s) cock soup mix – > View on Amazon
2 cup(s) rice – > View on Amazon
1 sprig(s) thyme – > View on Amazon
1 whole scotch bonnet pepper – > View on Amazon
1/2 teaspoon(s) salt (optional) – > View on Amazon
Heat margarine in a large sauce pan and saute garlic, onion, escallion and pumpkin for about 3 minutes.
Add water, coconut milk powder and cock soup mix, stir well and bring to a boil for 5 minutes.
Add rice, thyme and scotch bonnet pepper. Adjust salt content if necessary and simmer for 25-30 minutes or until rice is fork tender.
Remove thyme and scotch bonnet pepper, then use a fork to fluff rice.
Pumpkin may be substituted with calloloo. May be served with preference of meat and/or vegetables