Camping Recipe for a Cozy Autumn: Pumpkin Ice Cream Tacos

October 3, 2018

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You had us at ice cream and tacos… and a little pumpkin spice makes it even better! Check out this tasty camping recipe for a cozy autumn from our friends at Living Tiny.

Time: 40min
Servings: 8 people

• 8 soft tacos
• vanilla ice cream (or frozen yogurt, if you prefer)
• 1 butternut pumpkin
• 2 tbsp maple syrup
• 1 tbsp oil (sunflower or canola)
• 1 apple
• 1 cup walnuts
• dash cinnamon
• dash ground nutmeg
• pinch of salt


Fried taco shells
1. Cover bottom of a small frying pan with just enough oil to submerge a taco and bring to high heat.

2. Place one taco at a time into hot oil and fry for 10 seconds.

3. Flip taco and the fold over to create u-shell. Fry both outsides of u-shell for 10-20 seconds.

4. Place on plate and let cool. Repeat with remaining tacos.

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1. Peel and cut pumpkin and apple into ½-inch cubes.

2. Cover bottom of frying pan with water, add pumpkin, cover and bring to a boil. Boil for 10 minutes.

3. Remove lid and let water evaporate. Add apple, oil, maple syrup, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg.

4. Fry mixture until it starts to caramelize.

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Fill fried taco shells with ice cream and hot pumpkin/apple mixture. Garnish with walnuts and sprinkle some maple syrup on top.

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• Replace apple with pear or plums
• Try different ice cream flavours
• Try different nuts

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