This is a simple roasted pumpkin recipe that you can fix for yourself when you are tired or have little time. Simply cut up the pumpkins and onions, spice them up, add some oil and let your oven do the rest.
Hi hi, my friend, here I am visiting you with this pumpkin recipe. If you love pumpkins, you might like this pumpkin with spinach quick dinner.
Don't peel the pumpkins. Pumpkin skin is healthy with vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber. It adds flavor and texture. However, I'll agree with you that not all pumpkin skin, are edible. You can still roast and peel off the skin after.
Serve your roasted pumpkin with millet and lettuce to make a complete healthy meal.
How to cook millet
- Cooking millet is easy and fairly quick.
- Millet store well in the fridge so you can add it to your meal prep
- I have this recipe showing you how to cook millet the perfect way
- Don't hesitate to spice your millet. In this millet recipe, for example, I used ground turmeric.
I served this pumpkin recipe with lamb's lettuce aside, and it's super delicious. Make sure to roast pumpkin to tenderness after you have spiced it.
This millet with roasted pumpkin and lamb's lettuce has a lot of fiber to support your gut microbiome. It's loaded with vitamins and minerals to build up your body and help fight inflammation.
Lamb's lettuce health benefits
Lamb's lettuce is one of the nutritious lettuce in lettuce varieties, with a nutty flavor.
- Very rich in water and beta carotene which your body will convert into vitamins A, it also has B6, B9, and C.
- It contains minerals like potassium, iron, phosphorus, and magnesium
- Lamb's lettuce has more iron than spinach and has anti-inflammatory properties.
- The vitamins and minerals in lamb's lettuce will help in improving vision, enhance immunity, lower blood pressure, heal the wounds, etc...
Millet health benefits
- Obtain your copper from millet. Copper is an essential metal required by the body for proper growth, for brain development, for the lung's elasticity, the formation of white blood cells, etc.
- Millet is a good source of phosphorus. Phosphorus is used in the body in the formation of bones and teeth. It's needed in the structure of every single cell in your body.
- Millet will also provide you with Magnesium which has shown to reduce severe asthma. Magnesium lowers high blood pressure and reduces the risk of a heart attack.
Pumpkins healthy benefits
- Pumpkins are high in vitamin A, C, and E
- They have fatty and some essential amino acids
- The pulp of pumpkin is used to treat intestinal inflammation and other stomach disorders
- Pumpkin might have a protective role in heart diseases, hypertension, diabetes, and cancer.
My lovely friend, I guess I have given you enough reasons to make this millet with roasted pumpkin and lamb's lettuce very soon. If you can't get the lamb's lettuce, then use lettuce of your choice.
Thank you for sharing this recipe, talk to you soon.
My love to you, Githu.
Want some more healthy recipes?
- Millet recipe with beluga lentils
- Millet breakfast with spiced beets
- Prunes-mint sauteed mushroom with millet
- Turmeric mung bean recipe with pumpkin & prunes
- Perfect risotto with brown rice and pumpkin
- Easy pumpkin dinner with broccoli
Millet with roasted pumpkin and lamb's lettuce
- 1 tablespoon coconut or olive oil
- 1 teaspoon sumac spice
- 1 teaspoon Indian curry
- ½ teaspoon dry oregano
- a dust of wild garlic (optional)
- 1 small size pumpkin (for 2 people)
- 2 red onions
- 6 cloves of garlic
- pinch of salt
- ground pepper
- 11/2 cup cooked warm millet
- a handful of lamb's lettuce or any other lettuce
- 1 lemon
- 1 teaspoon vinegar
- 1 tablespoon olive oil for the lettuce
- some roasted nuts or seeds (optional)
- Heat your oven to 200°C / 392°F
- Clean your veggies
- Chop the onions lengthwise about 1 cm wide
- Tap dry the pumpkin then smear some coconut oil all over
- Cut the pumpkin into wedges about 2cm wide remove the seeds
- Spread the rest of the oil on the baking tin
- Sprinkle some of the spices and salt
- Arrange the pumpkin, onions & whole galic
- Sprinkle again with some spices and oregano with wild garlic
- Roast until the pumpkins are tender about 25 mins
- Meanwhile, cook the millet if you don't have some leftovers
- Prepare the lettuce. Lamb's lettuce tends to wither too fast, so prepare it about 5 mins before serving. Just toss the lettuce in some oil, salt, and vinegar.
- Once the pumpkin is ready, let it cool before serving
- In a plate put the millet then serve the pumpkin on top together with the onions
- Peel the garlic and slice it thinly and sprinkle it over the plate
- Top with roasted nuts or seeds of your choice
- I serve the lettuce in a side bowl
- Enjoy your roasted pumpkin with millet and lettuce
- Thank you for being here, please do share this recipe