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Roast Pumpkin

This recipe for Roast Pumpkin has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

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This recipe for roast pumpkin combines the flavour of chilli pepper and also honey. A great vegetarian, side dish Spanish racione or to accompany main meals. Butternut squash can also be used instead of pumpkin.

Ingredients for Roast Pumpkin

1kg Pumpkin
4 Small onions
Pinch of chilli flakes
4 Tablespoons of honey
100ml Wine vinegar
Olive oil

How to make Roast Pumpkin

  • Cut the pumpkin into good sized wedges, leaving the skin on.
  • Quarter the onions and arrange on a baking tray with the pumpkin.
  • Drizzle with olive oil, scatter over with the chilli flakes and lightly season with salt. Bake for 40 minutes.
  • 5 minutes before the pumpkin is ready heat the wine vinegar and the honey in a pan and bring to the boil then let simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Serve the roasted pumpkin with a generous drizzle of the honey mixture.

Roast Pumpkin

Orce Serrano Hams

Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams