SERVES: 6

Recipe from SYMPLY TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE Book 5

 Ingrediants:

cooking spray

3 cups (300g) raw pumpkin cut in 1cm dice

PASTRY

¾ cup plain flour

¼ cup self-raising flour

2 tablespoons (30g) Flora Light® margarine

1½ tablespoons skim milk

1 egg white

FILLING

1 teaspoon crushed garlic (in jar)

1 onion diced

1 bunch English spinach roughly chopped

2 whole eggs

2 egg whites

1½ cups skim milk

2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese

2 teaspoons salt-reduced vegetable stock powder

½ cup 25% reduced-fat grated tasty cheese

Method

Preheat oven 180°C fan forced.

On a flat baking tray that has been generously coated with cooking spray, place diced pumpkin, coat with cooking spray. Bake 25 minutes or until browned.

To make pastry: In a medium size mixing bowl combine flours together. Melt margarine then add to milk. Beat egg white into milk using a fork, pour into flour. Fold ingredients, if needed use your hands to help combine pastry. Place on a well floured surface and roll out to fit a 23cm pie plate that has been coated with cooking spray.

To make filling: Coat a non-stick frypan with cooking spray and sauté garlic and onion for 1 minute. Add spinach and toss until spinach has softened. In a large mixing bowl beat whole eggs and whites using an electric beater for 1 minute. Add milk, parmesan, stock powder, beat well. Spoon spinach over pastry base then sprinkle diced pumpkin over top. Pour egg mix over vegetables, sprinkle with grated cheese. Bake 40 minutes or until cooked in centre and browned. Serve hot or cold.

Why don’t you whip up this Roasted Pumpkin and Spinach Pie for your next family meal?

SUITABLE TO BE FROZEN

Nutritional Information:

PER SERVE  

 

FAT TOTAL

8.0g

  SATURATED

3.3g

FIBRE  

3.2g

PROTEIN  

15.2g

CARBS  

24.5g

SUGAR  

6.7g

SODIUM  

263mg

KILOJOULES  

969 (cals   231)

GI RATING  

MEDIUM


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  • Pumpkin pie looks perfect for a picnic.

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  • This sounds great. I am growing spinach so this will use some. And pumpkin is in season now so perfect.
    I can’t wait to make this for dinner tomorrow. Yum!
    ps. thanks for the nutrition breakdown – in my household are 2 watching their weight and 1 that needs to count carbs. Bonus.

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  • I would have it for lunch if someone else made it for me.

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  • this looks good – hopefully mine turns out like the picture!

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  • So far I hate pumpkin but I really feel like trying this. The filling sounds delicious

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  • Sounds like a tasty recipe. Will have to try.

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  • I think I’ve just found a new favourite meal to make.

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  • what a great winter recipe

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  • Tried this. Easy and very good. Ta.

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  • Tried this but cheated using puff pastry. Nice thank you.


    • When you want quick and easy, it is ok to use ready to go pastry.

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  • Oh yum! Love pumpkin and spinach combined.

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  • This looks hearty and delicious

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  • This looks really nice and healthy! I will have to give it try

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  • this would be delightful to make with home grown pumpkin and spinach, will have to keep this to the side till its harvest pumpkin time

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  • I love pumpkin, spinach and cheese, and this pies got the lot. Thinking that it would be great for lunchboxes and picnics. Yummo!

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