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

About The Author

Annette Sym is a bestselling author, Australia’s No. 1 low fat cooking expert, award winning businesswoman, and international motivational speaker. To date Annette has sold over 3.5 million of her Symply Too Good To Be True cookbooks all self published, and endorsed by Diabetes Australia.

Annette has received many accolades for her business success including recently being given a Senior Fellow Award of the Sunshine Coast University, Australia in recognition of her contributions to small business, entrepreneurship and health advocacy.  She has also received many other prestigious awards.

Annette has helped thousands of people to obtain a healthier and happier quality of life, and she continues to share her message of healthy, achievable and permanent weightloss through her low fat cookbook series, speaking events, workshops, her popular symplytoogood.com.au website, newsletter and Facebook page.

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    March 31, 2014 at 6:33 pm,

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    March 25, 2014 at 7:26 pm,

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    cant wait to try make this at home

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    March 21, 2014 at 8:00 am,

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    This looks so delicious, thanks for sharing.

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    March 19, 2014 at 3:11 pm,

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    This is a great sounding recipe

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    March 12, 2014 at 11:45 pm,

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    This is a great combo, love it!

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    Wow this looks yum. Have enjoyed many of her recipes before, this one looks another winner.

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    this looks and sounds delicious!

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    January 07, 2014 at 8:44 am,

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    Looks good and sounds yummy – thanks for sharing

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    January 06, 2014 at 11:16 am,

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    Sounds delicious – and healthy too!

  10. December 31, 2013 at 6:40 pm,

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    This looks so tasty and great to have spinach which is very good for you

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    How good is this recipe. We adore pumpkin in our house. Thanks.

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    December 30, 2013 at 6:13 pm,

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    yum- a great take on an old classic!

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    yum – thanks for sharing

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    This looks awesome – love it! Looking forward to giving it a go.

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    November 29, 2013 at 2:32 pm,

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    Thanks this looks great, I”m always looking for new ways to eat pumpkin.

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