Roasted Sugar Pumpkin Recipe

(makes 4 servings)

1 (2-3 pound) sugar pumpkin
2 tablespoons lime or lemon juice
1 tablespoon canola or other neutral oil
1 tablespoon soy sauce or Tamari
1 tablespoon honey or brown sugar
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon ground ginger

Preheat the oven to 325 F. Cut the pumpkin in half (top to bottom) and clean out seeds and strings with a spoon. Reserve seeds for roasting (see: Roasted Pumpkin Seeds). Cut into 1-1.5 inch slices. Place pumpkin slices on a baking sheet.

Mix lime juice, oil, soy sauce, honey, cinnamon, and ground ginger in a small bowl. Using a basting brush, slap onto pumpkin slices. Bake for 20 minutes and brush on spices again. Bake for 20-30 minutes or until the pumpkin is tender. Cooking times vary a lot per pumpkin so don’t be surprised if it takes you longer. Serve hot, warm, or cold.

For one serving = 132 calories, 3.8 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 25 g carbohydrates, 6.9 g sugar, 3.7 g protein, 1.9 g fiber, 230 mg sodium, 4 SmartPts

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