Pre-heat the oven to 190°C. Line a baking tray with some baking paper. Toss the pumpkin, olive oil, honey, garlic, chili flakes and cinnamon together. Season with a bit of salt and pepper. Wrap a strip of bacon around each piece of pumpkin. Place it on the lined baking tray and bake for 25-30 minutes until tender. Scatter the goat's cheese on top and add some basil leaves or micro herbs. TIP:For an extra bit of crunch scatter 30ml (2 tbsp) of toasted sesame seeds, sunflower seeds or some finely chopped nuts over the cooked pumpkin. TIP:If you find that it is too spicy to your liking, then serve each portion with a dollop of Greek yoghurt, sour cream or cultured cream. This brings down the heat and adds a lovely creaminess to the veggies. Recipe reprinted with permission of Illanique van Aswegen. To receive quick and convenient weekday recipes, join our Easy Weekday Meals mailing list, and for up-to-date trending food, restaurant and wine news subscribe to our Editor’s Weekly newsletter.
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