Prostate Health Pumpkin & Chick Pea Puree

Pumpkin & Chick Pea Puree Recipe
Serves: 8 servings
This recipe can be used as a dip, sandwich spread, or topping or sauce for grilled meats and vegetables and is a good source of isoflavones which are known to help lower the prostate-enlarging hormone called dihydotestosterone (DHT). This recipe also provides a very good source of vitamin E, folate and fiber, which are also beneficial in managing prostate health.
  • 1 cup Tempeh
  • 1 tsp. Almond Oil
  • ¼ cup Minced Onion
  • 2 Tbls. Minced Garlic
  • 14.5 oz. Pumpkin Puree
  • 14.5 oz. Chick Peas (Garbanzo beans), canned,
  • drained (about 10 oz.)
  • 1 Tbls. Pumpkin Oil
  • ½ tsp. Ground Cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. Ground Nutmeg
  1. Crumble Tempeh and place in food processor bowl.
  2. Sauté onion and garlic in almond oil until onions turn translucent and soft, about 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and add onions and garlic to the food processor bowl.
  3. Add remaining ingredients to the processor bowl and blend mixture until smooth.
  4. If necessary, blend in a few tablespoons of water to thin the mixture to the consistency of your application.
  5. Pour puree into a storage bowl, cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  6. Optional: Garnish with toasted pumpkin seed kernels.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 117, Fat: 4g, Carbohydrates: 15g, Sodium: 11mg, Fiber: 4, Protein: 6g, Cholesterol: 0mg


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