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Peanut Butter Pumpkin Yellow Curry Pita Tacos

Put a twist on your normal tacos and try this vibrantly flavored recipe inspired by Indian cuisine.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 medium zucchini cubed
  • 1 cup white button mushrooms sliced
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup cooked garbanzo beans
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • pomegranate arils and roasted peanuts for garnish if desired
  • 5 - 6 large pita breads

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat and add garlic, onion, and zucchini. Cook, stirring often, for 7 to 8 minutes until zucchini is very soft. Add in mushrooms and cook for another minute then reduce heat to medium low and add broth, pumpkin, and peanut butter to pan and stir until peanut butter is melted. Add garbanzos and spices and mix well then cover and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes then season with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Serve curry wrapped in pitas with pom arils and peanuts on top, if desired.