Spicy Pumpkin and Capsicum Bake

YUM, YUM, YUM!!!!!!! That is all I can say about this one. I prepared it over the weekend and served it with a grilled chicken breast for dinner and then recycled the rest of it the next day and served it cold as a delicious salad. Enjoy this weeks Happy Mind Meal!!!




1 large butternut pumpkin

1 large red capsicum

25og green beans

1 cup pecan nuts

1 cup fresh basil leaves

2-3 teaspoons Cajun spice

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 cup crumbled Feta


1. Preheat the oven to 200’C

2. Roughly chop pumpkin into 2cm cubes leaving the skin on

3. Seed and slice the capsicum into 2cm slices

4. Place pumpkin and capsicum into a baking dish and sprinkle with cajun spice and vegetable oil and toss

5. Cover the baking dish with al foil and bake for 30 minutes

6. Trim the beans. cut in half and lightly blanch, set aside

7. Roughly chop the pecan nuts and set aside

8. After 30 minutes remove the vegetables from the oven and toss

9. Return them to the oven and cook for a further 10 minutes or until they are golden and tender

10. Remove the vegetables and toss through pecan nuts, fresh basil and beans and cook for a further 5-10 minutes

11. Serve with a protein portion of your choice and top the vegetable bake with crumble feta

RECYCLE this recipe by tossing the left over vegetable bake with rocket and baby spinach, top with feta cheese and serve with lemon juice.


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