Sauteed Vegetables with Sweet Vinegar

Sauteed pumpkin, bell pepper, and onions with sweet vinegar

Sauteed vegetables with sweet vinegar is very popular. You can often see these types of dishes in Chinese restaurant in Japan. Instead of using rice vinegar, sometimes black vinegar is used.

Sauteed vegetables could be a great side dish for when you want to add a little color to your table. It is easy for children who don’t like vegetables to eat, and can also be a main dish if you add salmon, cod or chicken as ingredients. It is also recommended as a side dish for lunch boxes (Bento).

Sauteed pumpkin, bell pepper, and onions with sweet vinegar

Sauteed Vegetables with Sweet Vinegar

Colorful vegetable will add colors to table. Sweet vinegar makes your appetite increase!
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Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Japanese
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 95kcal


  • 130 g Kabocha Japanese Pumpkin
  • ½ Bell Pepper
  • ½ Onion
  • White sesame seeds to taste
  • 1 tbsp Sake
  • 1 tbsp Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Mirin sweet rice wine
  • 1 tbsp Sugar


  • Cut the pumpkin into 5 mm pieces and the bell pepper and onion into bite-sized pieces.
  • Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the pumpkin, onion and bell pepper over medium heat.
  • When the ingredients are cooked, add the seasoning, turn the heat up high, and cook the mixture until it is thickened.
  • Sprinkle with white sesame seeds.


Calories: 95kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 573mg | Potassium: 350mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 1820IU | Vitamin C: 48mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg
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