Pumpkin, Pistachio and Black Rice Salad

Pumpkin, Pistachio and Black Rice Salad

April 09, 2020

    Pumpkin, Pistachio and Black Rice Salad


    - 1 cup of black rice
    - Half a medium pumpkin, peeled, seeds removed, cut into pieces
    - 1/2 cup olive oil, divided
    - 2 teaspoons honey
    - 1 x 400g tin of chickpeas, strained
    - 2 Tbsp Tweed Real Food Avo Smash Dukkah
    - 1/2 cup roasted pistachios, chopped
    - Freshly ground black pepper
    - Sea Salt


    Preheat oven to 200 degrees.

    Cook black rice in a large pot of boiling salted water until tender, 35–40 minutes; drain and rinse, shaking off as much water as possible. Spread out on a rimmed baking sheet and let cool.

    Meanwhile, toss pumpkin with 1/4 cup oil on another baking sheet; season with salt and pepper. Roast, tossing once, until golden brown and tender, 20–25 minutes; let cool.

    Mix honey, and remaining 1/4 cup olive oil in a large bowl. Add black rice, pumpkin, Avo Smash Dukkah, pistachios and chickpeas; season with salt and pepper and toss to combine.


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