Recipe: Honey Lemon Roasted Hokkaido Wedges

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A savoury pumpkin side dish bursting with colour and flavour, perfect for autumn.

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Hokkaido pumpkins, also known as red kuri squash, originally from island Hokkaido, Japan, have a deep orange colour and are very sweet inside. You can use them in cooking, baking or simply enjoy them raw.

Honey Lemon Roasted Hokkaido Wedges
adapted from essen und trinken


  • 1 Hokkaido pumpkin
  • 1 Red chilli pepper
  • 3 tbsp Honey
  • 6 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 20 g Sesame seeds
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil
  • Nutmeg


  1. Cut the pumpkin from the top in half. Using a large spoon, scrape out the seeds and membrane , then cut into wedges. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F.
  2. Clean the chilli pepper by cutting off the stalk and removing the seeds, then cut into rings. Combine honey, lemon juice, sesame seeds, olive oil and chilli rings. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Place pumpkin wedges in one large baking pan. Sprinkle the pumpkin wedges with a little of salt, pepper and nutmeg, then pour the honey-lemon mixture over. Bake in the hot oven for about 35 minutes.

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