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SQUASH, PESTO, SPIANCH AND RICE SALAD

Qucik and easy mid week winter meal!
Directions

Preheat the oven to 180°C. Line a baking tray with baking paper. Place the pumpkin on the lined tray and drizzle with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper and toss to coat. Roast, turning occasionally, for 25-30 mins or until golden brown and tender. Set aside to cool slightly. 

Assemble your salad by placing the rice, pumpkin, spinach and half the pesto and toss to combine. Drizzle with remaining pesto and sprinkle with almonds

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The programme incorporates internationally recognised standards of agricultural production, product safety, traceability and record-keeping.

Avg Quantity per serving Avg Quantity per 100g
Energy (kJ/Cal) 20/4.7 84/20
Fat, total (g) 0.1 0.3
– saturated (g) 0 0
Carbohydrate (g) 0.1 0.6
– sugars (g) 0.1 0.6
Sodium (mg) 5 21

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research.

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LeaderBrand runs its own independently verified food safety programme.

The programme incorporates internationally recognised standards of agricultural production, product safety, traceability and record-keeping.

Avg Quantity per serving Avg Quantity per 100g
Energy (kJ/Cal) 383/92 345/83
Protein (g) 2.0 1.8
Fat, total (g) 0.33 0.3
– saturated (g) 0.07 0.06
Carbohydrate (g) 20.4 18.4
– sugars (g) 4.0 3.6
Fibre (g) 1.3 1.2
Sodium (mg) 2.2 2
Vitamin A Equiv. (µg) 478.4 431
Folate (mg) 51.1 46
Niacin (mg) 1.4 1.3
Potassium (mg) 416.3 375

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research.

timer Total time 40 mins hourglass_empty Prep time 10 mins timer Cook time 25-30 mins people Serving 4 info_outline Difficulty Easy
Ingredients
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • 1/2 pumpkin, seeded, peeled and cut into 2cm pieces
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 pack LeaderBrand Baby Spinach
  • 1/3 cup flaked toasted almonds
  • 200g pesto – store bought or check out our homemade pesto recipe here
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