Total Time
55mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 45 mins

Discover the delights of home-made preserves with this simple recipe for pickled pumpkin, delicious served with cold meat.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place the vinegar, water and sugar in a large saucepan. Cook, stirring, over a low heat until the sugar has dissolved.
  2. Add the cinnamon, peppercorns, salt, allspice berries and chili and bring to the boil.
  3. Add the pumpkin flesh and bring to the boil once more.
  4. Reduce the heat and simmer the pumpkin gently until cooked through, around 30 minutes.
  5. Using a slotted spoon place the pumpkin in warm, sterile jars, dividing the spices evenly.
  6. Bring the remaining cooking liquor to the boil and cook briskly until reduced and thickened into a syrup.
  7. Pour the syrup over the pumpkin, allow to cool and seal.