Plant Based Meals

Roasted Pumpkin with Walnuts, Seeds & Feta

This dish is so quick and easy.  You can add greens, like baby spinach or baby kale, or you can add chick peas to make it a complete meal.  

 

1.5kg pumpkin, skin on, seeds removed, sliced into wedges

2 red onions, peeled, cut into chunky wedges

3 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp honey

1/2 tsp fennel seeds

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 cup (40g) pumpkin seeds

1/4 cup (30g) walnuts

100g feta

 

Preheat oven to 180C

 

Line a roasting tray with baking paper.

 

In a large mixing bowl combine the pumpkin, onions, olive oil, honey, fennel seeds and salt.  Mix until coated in the oil.

 

Transfer onto the prepared tray and place in the oven to roast for 20 minutes.

 

Add the pumpkin seeds and walnuts to the roasting tray, crumble over the feta and cook for 10 minutes longer or until the nuts are toasted.  

 

 

Pumpkin is one of the most versatile and delicious foods available, packing a serious punch in terms of health and medicinal benefits.  Pumpkin has the ability to improve vision, aid in skin care, strengthen the immune system, help prevent cancer, manage symptoms of diabetes, protect heart health and reduce the symptoms of insomnia.  Pumpkin helps to reduce inflammation, reducing the risk of many chronic diseases that are prevalent in todays world!