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Risoni with roasted pumpkin

11
11
11
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
40 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
30 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
This delicious risoni salad is made using pieces of roasted pumpkin, fresh coriander, pine nuts and currants.

Ingredients

Pumpkin

450 g, peeled, diced

Oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)

Ground cumin

1 tsp

Ground paprika

1 tsp, (sweet)

Pine nuts

40 g

Pasta

220 g, risoni

Dried turmeric

½ tsp

Currants

cup(s)

Fresh coriander

¼ cup(s), leaves

Olive oil

2 tsp, (extra virgin olive oil)

Red wine vinegar

2 tbs

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Place pumpkin in a roasting pan. Spray with oil. Sprinkle with cumin and paprika and toss to coat evenly. Roast for 20 minutes, or until cooked. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
  2. Place pine nuts on an oven tray. Roast for 5 minutes, or until golden.
  3. Meanwhile, cook risoni in a large saucepan of boiling salted water with the turmeric, following packet instructions, or until just tender. Drain and return to the saucepan.
  4. Add pumpkin, pine nuts, currants, coriander, oil and vinegar to the risoni. Gently toss to combine. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper and serve.

Notes

This salad can be served warm or cold. Any leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for 2-3 days.