Pumpkin Spinach and Feta Salad

Allergen and Diet Summary

Eggs-Free
Soy-Free
Vegetarian

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Swap those plain and boring lettuce salads with this paprika and maple-roasted pumpkin salad with spinach, feta, walnuts, and spelt. It is a nutritionally balanced meal loaded with fibres, calcium, and vitamin A, and it makes a tasty lunch idea to enjoy warm or cold.

Pumpkin Spinach and Feta Salad Recipe

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Time 30m

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Introduction

Banish those boring lettuce lunch salads with this mouthwatering yet healthy pumpkin, spinach and feta salad recipe.

Thanks to the combination of vegetables, healthy fats, whole grains, and low-fat proteins, this easy-to-make salad is a nutritionally balanced yet satisfying meal which will keep you full for longer.

Paprika and maple-roasted pumpkin chunks are so flavourful the will become your new favourite salad toppings! Pumpkin is a low-calorie superfood vegetable, high in powerful antioxidants, vitamin A and C, and fibres.

This quick pumpkin, walnut, and feta salad provides over 100% of your RDA for vitamin A, two of your 5-a-day serving for fruit and vegs, and 6g of fibres.

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Ingredients


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  • Pumpkin
    400 g
  • Maple Syrup
    1 tsp
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    1 tbsp
  • Paprika
    1 tsp
  • Walnuts
    60 g
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Black Pepper
    0.5 tsp
  • Pearled Spelt
    240 g
  • Fresh Spinach
    240 g
  • Low Fat Feta
    160 g
  • Pumpkin Seeds
    40 g

Allergens are marked in bold

Recipe Instructions

step 1


Chop the pumpkin into chunks and transfer them onto a non-stick baking tray.

Toss them with maple syrup, olive oil, paprika, chopped walnuts and season with salt and pepper.

Roast the pumpkin at 200°C (390°F) for 20 minutes or until it's cooked through and slightly browned.

step 2


In the meantime, simmer the pearled spelt in water or vegetable stock for 20 minutes or cook according to packet instructions.

Then, drain it and toss it with fresh spinach leaves in a serving bowl.

step 3


Top the spinach salad with the roasted pumpkin and walnuts.

Finally, garnish with crumbled feta cheese and pumpkin seeds.

Enjoy this healthy pumpkin, spinach, and feta salad warm or cold.

Tips


Sprinkle this amazing salad with nutritional yeast flakes for a boost of vitamins and minerals.