Pumpkin & Couscous Salad

Pumpkin & Couscous Salad


600 grams McCain Pumpkin Chunks

2 tablespoons olive oil 

1 teaspoon chilli powder 

1 teaspoon ground cumin 

½ teaspoon cinnamon powder 

1 teaspoon minced garlic 

Salt and pepper to taste 

100 grams rocket 

1 cup couscous 

1 bunch chopped spring onions 

125 grams pomegranate seeds 


Mint, Lemon and Mustard Dressing

5 tablespoons olive oil 

Juice of 1 lemon 

2 tablespoons honey 

2 tablespoons mustard 

Handful of mint leaves chopped 

Salt and pepper to taste 

Combine all the ingredients and mix until well combined




Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celsius 
  2. Lay the pumpkin on a baking tray 
  3. Drizzle with olive oil and toss with chilli powder, ground cumin, cinnamon powder, garlic, salt and pepper 
  4. Roast for 25 - 30 minutes until the pumpkin is cooked 
  5. Whilst the pumpkin is roasting, cook the couscous according to package instructions and set aside 
  6. Combine the pumpkin, couscous, rocket, chopped spring onions and pomegranate and toss well 
  7. Drizzle with the minty dressing and mix well 
  8. Taste and adjust salt and pepper if needed 

Photo & Recipe: @Apriena (on Instagram) [CREDIT] 

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