The characteristic of domestic pumpkins is that they reach the season from summer to autumn. It’s slightly sweet, and I’m glad that it can be widely used as a material for side dishes and sweets. So this time, let’s introduce 5 pumpkin salads that you can enjoy the taste of the season. I picked up a recipe with a mild sweetness, so it is also recommended as a snack ♪
French salad of pumpkin and tuna
[Materials for 2 people]
Tuna can (oil pickled) 1 small can (about 70g), pumpkin 200g, 1/4 onion, vinegar 1/2 tablespoon, salt 1/4 teaspoon, coarse black pepper a little
[How to make]
1. Cut the pumpkin into 3 cm cubes. Cut the onion into coarse pieces. Put both in a heat-resistant bowl, cover with soft wrap and heat in the microwave for about 5 minutes.
2. Add 1/2 tablespoon of vinegar, 1/4 teaspoon of salt and a little bit of coarsely ground black pepper and mix. Add canned tuna along with can juice and mix while squashing pumpkin with a fork.
*When using a microwave oven, the standard is 600W. Please heat at 1.2 times for 500W and 0.8 times for 700W. Also, since there are differences depending on the model, please heat while watching the situation.
(185Kcal, salt 1.1g)
The point is to add plenty of vinegar and season it like a French salad. You can enjoy the refreshing flavor by suppressing the sweetness of the pumpkin. Heat pumpkin and onions in the microwave to finish softly in a short time.