Easy Pumpkin & Feta Winter Salad


Who says you can't eat salads in winter? Not us! It's all about the right combo of ingredients and flavours that are 'warming'. The combo of pumpkin, honey and feta in this salad make it a sure-fire favourite in winter, and year-round.

We'd love for you to make it and let us know your thoughts in the comments below! 

INGREDIENTS

  • 400g butternut pumpkin, cubed 

  • 1 tbsp olive oil 

  • 1 tbsp honey 

  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika 

  • 2 cups baby spinach 

  • 1/2 red onion, finely diced 

  • 100-150g Greek feta, crumbled 

  • 1 cup chopped parsley 

  • 1x250g microwave black rice 

  • Handful of pepitas or pine nuts & dried cranberries Olive oil & balsamic to drizzle before serving

 

METHOD

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C

  2. Drizzle pumpkin with olive oil, honey, smoked paprika and salt & pepper and cook for 25 mins.

  3. Microwave black rice according to packet instructions and set aside to cool.

  4. Add baby spinach, black rice, onion, feta and pumpkin to a large serving bowl.

  5. Sprinkle with pepitas or pine nuts (if using), dried cranberries and drizzle with extra olive oil and balsamic if desired.

  6. Toss well and serve. Serves 2 (as a main)


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