Cinnamon-Cayenne Pumpkin

Ideal as a soul-warming side dish or dessert, fresh cut pumpkin is tossed with an irresistible blend of spices before being baked to perfection.

Serves: 8Prep: 20 minutesCook: 20 minutesTotal: 40 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 pumpkin, peeled, de-seeded and cut into 1” slices
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 ounces olive oil
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon coriander
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Lime slices, for garnish

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • In small bowl, make cinnamon adobo by combining cumin, coriander, cinnamon and garlic powder.
  • In large bowl, combine salt, cayenne pepper, 1 tablespoon prepared cinnamon adobo and olive oil.
  • Toss pumpkin pieces in spice mixture.
  • On non-stick baking sheet, arrange pumpkin. Cook 10 to 12 minutes, until golden brown. Flip pieces and continue cooking an additional 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Serve hot with fresh lime slices.