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Roast pumpkin and tomato pasta sauce

A white bowl containing spiral pasta and sauce with a linen napkin below
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes
Serves: 6
A white bowl containing spiral pasta and sauce with a linen napkin below
  • 3 serves of vegetables per 
  • serving
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500g pumpkin, peeled & chopped
2 400g cans crushed Roma tomatoes    
4 cloves garlic    
120g baby spinach    
1 tbsp olive oil    
75g reduced-fat feta

Savvy swaps

You can swap:

Baby spinach
100g frozen spinach, cooked and drained



Step 1
Preheat oven to 160oC. Toss the pumpkin with the oil and place in a single layer on a lined oven tray. Bake until soft and caramelised.

Step 2
Place roasted pumpkin, garlic, tomatoes and baby spinach in a blender or food processor with the feta. Blitz until smooth.

Serving suggestions:

  • Use as a pizza sauce.   
  • Serve tossed through freshly cooked pasta.   




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