Cooking with MILKY: Pumpkin Porridge

Welcome back!

It’s finally Autumn! Do you know what that means?

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PUMPKINS!!

Therefore, today, we are going to make PUMPKIN PORRIDGE. So healthy & rich with flavor!

pumpkin

Nutritious fact: Pumpkins are low in Saturated Fat, and very low in Cholesterol and Sodium. They are also good sources of Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopheral), Thiamin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, and Phosphorus, and very good sources of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Riboflavin, Potassium, Copper and Manganese.

Ingredients:

  • Sweet pumpkin
  • water
  • salt
  • sugar
  • flour

Directions:

  1. Wash the exterior of the pumpkin, remove the seeds with a spoon, and cut pumpkin into pieces.
  2. Places the pieces of pumpkin in a large pot. Pour 3 cups of water, and bring to a boil over medium high heat for 30 minutes until the contents become soft.
  3. Turn off the heat and let it cool for about 15-20 minutes.
  4. When it’s cooled, scrape the cooked insides out with a spoon.
  5. Place 3 cups of the cooked pumpkin insides into a large pot and add 4 or 5 cups of water and boil.
  6. When the mixture of the pumpkin and water starts boiling, add a bit of flour for thickness, then stir the mixture with a wooden spoon and cook it for a few minutes.
  7. Turn off the heat and add 1 teaspoon of salt and 1/4 cup of sugar and stir it for a few seconds before serving.

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Done! Thank you for cooking with me, and tune in again soon for more quick & healthy recipes!

-Milky

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P.S.: Skin Food offers an organic product made with pumpkin! Remember, for each product you purchase from Skin Food, $1 will go to the Skin Cancer Foundation (SCF) for melanoma research. Visit our website here to purchase, or visit the Skin Food store near you!

DISCLAIMER: THIS IS NOT A REAL CAMPAIGN. THIS IS A PROJECT FOR MY ADVERTISING & SOCIAL MEDIA CLASS AT UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO. I DO NOT WORK FOR SKIN FOOD.

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