Chunks of fresh, peeled pumpkin are lightly breaded and then fried in butter until golden brown in this unusual Thanksgiving side dish.
INGREDIENTS (for 7 servings):
- 1 small sugar pumpkin
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup butter
Cut pumpkin in half, remove seeds, pith and outer skin. Cut into 2x3 inch pieces.
Place 1/2 of pumpkin (2 to 3 pounds) in large bowl and season with salt and pepper. Add flour and stir to evenly coat.
Melt butter in a large deep skillet over medium heat. Add pumpkin and cook, turning often until golden brown and tender.