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How to cook pumpkin Caribbean style

Jamaican cooked pumpkin

Indulge in the vibrant flavors of Jamaican-style pumpkin, a nutritious powerhouse packed with vitamins and minerals! Did you know that pumpkin is rich in antioxidants, fiber, and essential nutrients like vitamin A, C, and E? Treat your taste buds and your body with this delicious and healthy dish."


  • 1 piece of pumpkin
  • 4 cups water
  • Salt to taste (optional)

west indian pumpkin


  1. Begin by preparing the pumpkin. Remove the seeds and any fibrous material from the inside, but do not remove the skin. Wash the skin thoroughly to remove any dirt or debris.
  2. In a large pot, bring 4 cups of water to a boil over high heat.
  3. Optional: Add salt to the boiling water to taste.
  4. Carefully place the prepared pumpkin into the boiling water.
  5. Allow the pumpkin to boil until it is tender but not mushy, usually about 15-20 minutes.
  6. Once the pumpkin is cooked, remove it from the water using a slotted spoon or tongs.
  7. Serve the Jamaican-style pumpkin alongside your choice of meat, vegetables, or fish.
  8. Enjoy the flavorful and nutritious meal!


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