Recipe

Roast Pumpkin Bowl with Turmeric Tahini Dressing

READY IN 45 MINUTES | SERVES 4

Enjoy the health benefits of turmeric with this tasty Roast Pumpkin Bowl with Turmeric Tahini Dressing. It's easy to prepare and super filling, making it the perfect option for a delicious, quick and easy dinner. 

Ingredients:

SALAD

  • 1kg Pumpkin, cut into wedges
  • 2 Tbs Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 Red Onions, cut into wedges
  • 2 cups Quinoa
  • 1 Head Radicchio, roughly torn
  • 1/2 Cup Corriander, roughly chopped
  • 400g Can Chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 Cup Pumpkin Seeds, toasted
  • 1/4 Avocado
  • Sunflower seeds to garnish

DRESSING

Method

  1. Preheat your oven to 220°C. Place the pumpkin and half the oil on a baking tray and toss to coat. Roast for around a half hour, or until your pumpkin is tender. About half way through, add the onion wedges.
  2. Rinse your quinoa thoroughly under cold water using a fine mesh strainer, while gently rubbing the seeds together with your fingers to help remove the saponins.  
  3. Add 1 cup quinoa to 2 cups of water or stock in a pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer for 15-20 minutes with the lid on, until tails appear. 
  4. Remove the lid and leave to sit until all liquid is completely absorbed. Fluff up quinoa lightly with a fork.
  5. While your pumpkin finishes up roasting, make your dressing. No blending, just whisk all dressing ingredients together until well combined and creamy. Transfer your dressing to a jar and place in the fridge until your ready to serve up your salad. Dressing will keep for 5 days.
  6. Add your roasted pumpkin, onion, radicchio, coriander, chickpeas and pumpkin seeds to the cooked quinoa. Divide amongst bowls and drizzle over some turmeric tahini dressing, top with avocado and a sprinkle of sunflower seeds, and enjoy!

Recipe Credit: Ceres Organics

Ceres Organics

Article by Ceres Organics

Ceres Organics is the leading distributor of Certified Organic foods, health, beauty and household items in the Australasian region. Committed to biodynamic principles, fair trade, and organic non-GMO ingredients, they supply hundreds of quality products to food manufacturers and to consumers through supermarkets, health food stores and specialty online retailers.

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