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How To Cook Pumpkin On A Gas Grill

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Cook pumpkin on a gas grillA lot can be done with the Halloween pumpkin other than just Jack-o-lanterns and pumpkin pies. Grilled pumpkin is a delicious snack that ought to be tried. Season a freshly cut piece of pumpkin and cook on a gas grill to turn it into a tasty snack. Pumpkin may take some time to soften on the grill and a marinade or rub would help to keep it juicy and moist. Let us learn how to go about doing it right.


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


Instructions to Cook Pumpkin


  1. Cut the pumpkin into wedges and remove the pith and seeds. Peel the skin off using a peeler.                                                          Cook pumpkin on a gas grill

  2. Further, slice the pumpkin wedges into thinner slices.

  3. Wash the slices in cool water and pat dry with kitchen towels.

  4. In a bowl, mix balsamic vinegar, dried oregano, olive oil, salt, and black pepper.

  5. Coat all pumpkin slices with the marinade well.

  6. Preheat the grill to medium temperature.

  7. Add a dollop of butter to the grates.

  8. Once the butter melts, place the pumpkin pieces on the grill.

  9. Grill for about 4 to 5 minutes before turning the pieces over.

  10. Grill the other side also for about 5 minutes.

  11. Pumpkin is grilled and ready when a fork slides into the flesh easily.


 


 


 


Tips to Cook Pumpkin


  • Be careful while handling hot grilled pumpkin pieces since they can ooze hot juice.

  • If the middle is hard even after grilling for about 5 minutes on each side, cook for an addition 2 to 3 minutes until pumpkin softens.

  • For a variety, try different marinades.

  • Pumpkin can be grilled with the skins too.


 


Cook pumpkin on a gas grill and surprise friends and family with an innovative, healthy snack.


 


Image credit: judicialpeach.com/ ; crunchychickencooks.blogspot.com/

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