Roast pumpkin with toasted hazelnuts, blue cheese and thyme
- October 2014
- Serves 6
- Hands-on time 30 min, oven time 30-40 min
This roast pumpkin recipe with toasted hazelnuts, blue cheese, fresh thyme and red chilli, makes a great starter.
- 34.1g fat (13.3g saturated)
- 16g protein
- 6.3g carbs (4.7g sugars)
- 4.8g fibre
- 1g salt
Unless your pumpkin has a really tough, craggy skin, you don’t need to peel it.
Toast the hazelnuts up to 24 hours in advance, cool and keep in a sealed container. You can roast the pumpkin ahead too – cool and keep, covered, in the fridge overnight, then reheat at 180°C/fan160°C/gas 4 to serve.
You can vary the cheese you use – roquefort, goat’s cheese or ricotta will all work well. Vegetarians can use cashel blue or similar instead (see cashelblue.com for stockists).
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