Pumpkin bake

This hearty vegetarian dish is so simple and tastes so good you'll soon be adding pumpkin bake to your list of staple recipes.

  • 1 hr 10 mins preparation
  • Serves 4
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Pumpkin bake
  • 2 clove garlic, chopped finely
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped rosemary
  • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 kilogram butternut pumpkin, peeled, cut into chunks
  • 1/2 cup (100g) pumpkin seed kernels (pepitas), chopped coarsely
  • 1/2 cup (40g) grated pecorino or parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoon finely chopped parsley


Pumpkin bake
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 220°C (200°C fan-forced).
  • 2
    Combine garlic, rosemary and oil in-a large bowl, and add the pumpkin pieces. Toss in the flavoured oil, season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, then place in an ovenproof baking dish. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake for a further 25 minutes.
  • 3
    Sprinkle over the pumpkin seeds and grated pecorino. Return to the oven for 10 minutes. Serve sprinkled with parsley.


Suitable to freeze. Not suitable to microwave.

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