Autumn is Pumpkin Time!

Pumpkin is packed full of vitamins and nutrients, contains valuable antioxidants and is low in calories. Thanks to the high fibre content, the pumpkin keeps you full for a long time. This meal can be quickly and easily prepared into a delicious autumn dish.

Ingredients (for 2 people):

1 medium-sized pumpkin
1 red onion
1 head of broccoli
1 large sweet potato
1 zucchini
2 cloves of garlic
1 sprig of rosemary
4 tablespoons maple syrup
4 tbsp olive oil
½ lime
pinch of salt and pepper


Preheat the oven to 200°C.

In a small bowl, mix olive oil, maple syrup, and half a lime with salt and pepper to form a marinade.

Peel the sweet potato, onion and garlic and cut them into pieces. Wash and chop the rest of the vegetables. Put everything together in a casserole dish and mix well with the marinade.

Place in the oven for a total of 40 minutes. After half an hour, add the sprig of rosemary to the vegetables and bake for another 10 minutes.

Ty du Preez