Pumpkin Mushroom with Cubed Cheese and Rocket


  • 1 kg pumpkin cut into cubes (with the peel)
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 300 gm mushrooms
  • 250 gm rocket, watercress or blanched spinach
  • 150 gm shreddable cheese, cubed
  • salt
  • pepper
  • sage leaves
  • balsamic vinegar
  • sesame seeds (roasted)
  • mixed herbs


Steam the pumpkin to be half cooked. Then add salt, pepper, sage leaves and put in a baking dish. Place it in the oven for 30 mins until it looks roasted with a bit of color.

Cut the mushrooms in large cubes and pan fry with salt, pepper and some herbs for 2 minutes.

Arrange the pumpkin, mushrooms with the cheese and rocket, watercress or spinach on a platter. Add the balsamic vinegar. Sprinkle sesame seeds on top.  Serve.

Serves 2