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Authentic Recipe of Hagyomanyos Tokfozelek. Yummy Traditional Marrow Pumpkin Pottage from Hungary.

A light and refreshing vegetable pottage Hagyományos Tökfőzelék, is perfect for hot spring days to cool you down and can be done in less than 25 minutes.

Things to know about Hagyomanyos Tokfozelek Recipe

“Hagyományos Tökfőzelék” is a delicious and creamy vegetable stew, a pottage, to be more precise. Hungarians have many versions of pottages, but this one is an old favorite during the spring season.

It’s usually served as a main course for lunch or dinner with some meatballs or sausages on the side. The pottage is best served at room temperature. It’s a light, creamy, and refreshing meal. An easy vegetarian meal, done in only 25 minutes.

Yummy Marrow Pumpkin Pottage from Hungary. Traditional Recipe of Hagyomanyos Tokfozelek.

Local Recipe Name with Local Characters: Hagyományos Tökfőzelék
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— General Atributes of This Recipe:

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Main Cooking Method Boiled, Boiled (Simmering)


Servings 4 Servings
Calories / Serving 309 kcal


  • 1 pc White Onion Medium
  • 1 bunch Dill
  • tbsp Pastry Flour – Fine Flour
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 30 grams (1.06 oz) Butter
  • 1 cup Sour Cream
  • 1 tsp Paprika Powder Hungarian
  • ½ cup Water
  • ½ cup Milk
  • 1000 grams (2.2 lb) Squash – Pumpkin
  • 1 pinch Pepper Powder
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  • For the first step, you will need a cutting board and a chef's knife; once you got them, chop the onion and dill into small pieces, and the marrow pumpkin into small cubes.
  • In a small saucepan, melt the butter, and add the chopped onion, simmer until golden brown. Season with pepper, paprika powder, and salt, add half of the chopped dill, stir and cook on low heat for 2 minutes; later on, add the diced pumpkin and the other half of the dill.
  • Add in milk and water, cover, and continue cooking on low heat for 15 minutes.
  • In the meantime, in a small mixing bowl, mix the flour with the sour cream and also add a tablespoon of the cooking liquid (vegetable juice), whisk until smooth, and pour it into the pan, stir a few times. By this time, the pumpkin should have fallen apart and become creamy.
  • Once the pottage is ready and smooth, turn off the heat, and it's ready to be served.

— Specific Atributes of This Recipe:

Healthy Diet Recipe Vegetarian Recipes
Seasonal Cooking Spring Recipes
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Calories: 309kcalCarbohydrates: 36gProtein: 5gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 10gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 54mgSodium: 99mgPotassium: 1023mgFiber: 5gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 27446IUVitamin C: 53mgCalcium: 221mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Hagyományos Tökfőzelék Recipe, Traditional Hungarian Marrow Pumpkin Pottage
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