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Spiced Pumpkin Tacos

spiced pumpkin tacos
  • (2 Tbsp.) vegetable oil
  • (2 cups) fresh pumpkin, cubed
  • (1/2 cup) vegetable stock
  • (1 Tbsp.) ground cumin
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • (12) flour or corn tortillas, warmed
  • (3/4 cup) fresh tomato, diced
  • (1/2 cup) onion, diced
  • (1/2 cup) ripe avocado, diced
  • (3 Tbsp.) fresh cilantro, chopped

Spiced Pumpkin Tacos

Fresh cubed pumpkin served in flour or corn tortillas with creamy avocado and cilantro.

Preparation Time
About 20 minutes
Cook Time
About 10 minutes


  1. 1Place a large skillet over medium heat. Add oil. When hot, add pumpkin and cook 2-3 minutes. Add vegetable stock, cumin, salt and pepper, stir to combine.

  2. 2Cook another 5-7 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.
  3. 3Top each tortilla with pumpkin, tomato, onion, avocado and cilantro. Enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 taco

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 100
  • Total Fat 4.1 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 14.9 g
  • Protein 2.1 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 66 mg
  • Fiber 2.5 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Lunch

Recipe Subcategory: Tacos and Quesadillas

Recipe Ethnicity: Mexican/Southwestern

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: N/A

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.