Butternut Pumpkin in Orange
Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 8 mins
Serves: 4
Honeyed, roasted pumpkin with a citrus twist!


  • 300 g butternut pumpkin, peeled and thickly sliced
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1 orange, juiced
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ginger, grated


  1. Place pumpkin in an ovenproof dish.
  2. Combine honey, orange juice and ginger and pour over pumpkin.
  3. Microwave on HIGH (100%) for 5-8 minutes or bake in oven at 180°C for 35 - 45 minutes, or until tender.

Recipe from Healthy Food Fast © State of Western Australia, 2012. Reproduced with permission.

Variation: Substitute sweet potato or sliced carrots for pumpkin.

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Nutrition Information

per serving per 100g
Energy 375 kJ 338 kJ
Protein 1.9 g 1.7 g
Fat, total 0.6 g 0.5 g
— saturated 0.1 g 0.1 g
Carbohydrate 19.1 g 17.2 g
— sugars 17.6 g 15.8 g
Sodium 4.2 mg 3.8 mg
Fibre 1.5 g 1.4 g

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Comments (2)

  • LiveLighter

    Whoops! Thanks for catching that typo Estelle! All fixed now :) -AF
    Posted on: 18 Sep 14

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    58 minutes in microwave? did you mean 5 to 8 as as quicker in oven ?
    estelle smith
    Posted on: 16 Sep 14

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