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Roasted Pumpkin and Bacon Pasta Bake

Roasted Pumpkin and Bacon Pasta Bake

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20 mins + 40 mins
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Serves 4


  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 Kg pumpkin, deseeded, peeled and chopped in to 2cm cubes
  • ¹/₂ cup chicken stock
  • 3 cups cooked pasta (shells / spirals)
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 rashers rindless bacon, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 30 g butter, melted
  • 2 Tsp thyme leaves, plus extra, to serve


1. Preheat oven to 200°C (180°C fan-forced). Lightly grease a 1.5L baking dish.

2. Heat oil in a medium frying pan over high heat. Sauté onion and garlic for 2-3 minutes, until tender.

3. Add pumpkin, sauté for 4-5 minutes until lightly golden. Add stock and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 4-5 minutes until pumpkin is almost tender.

4. Transfer pumpkin mixture in to a large bowl and roughly mash. Add pasta, eggs and half a cup of breadcrumbs. Season to taste. Mix carefully and spoon into the baking dish.

5. In a small bowl combine remaining breadcrumbs, bacon, Parmesan, butter and thyme. Sprinkle over the pumpkin mixture.

6. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until golden. Garnish with extra thyme before serving.

Tip: To store cut pumpkin, wrap it tightly in cling wrap and keep it in the fridge.

This recipe was sent in by Food to Love


Qty Price
Countdown Olive Oil Mellow $5.80 ea
$5.80 ea
Fresh Produce Onions Brown $1.70 kg
$1.70 kg
Fresh Produce Garlic Nz $26.99 kg
$26.99 kg
Fresh Produce Pumpkin Crown Cut $2.00 kg
$2.00 kg
Continental Super Stock Chicken Stock $4.00 ea
$4.00 ea
Countdown Eggs Dozen Free Range Size 7
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Sun Valley Foods Bread Crumbs White $1.99 ea was $2.19
$1.99 ea was $2.19
Instore Deli Middle Bacon Rindless
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Mainland Hard Cheese Grated Parmesan $8.00 ea
$8.00 ea
Countdown Butter Salted $6.50 ea
$6.50 ea
Masterfoods Herbs Thyme Leaves Dried
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Countdown Pasta Spirals $1.70 ea
$1.70 ea
Greggs Pepper Black Cracked
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