Spiced Pumpkin & Lentil Salad

This gourmet salad combines tender lentils with roasted pumpkin, infused with our Chilli Charged Honey for a delightful blend of sweetness and spice.

Recipe developed by Mel, Thrive Wholesome Nutrition



Spice Mix

  • ½ Tbsp Cajun Spice
  • ½ Tbsp Cumin
  • ½ Tbsp Smoked Paprika


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Line 2 baking trays with paper and set them aside.
  3. Mix the spices together in a small bowl and set aside.
  4. Add pumpkin to one tray and the red onion and capsicum to the other.
  5. Drizzle with 1 ½ Tbsp RG EVOO and half the spice mix, then toss to coat the veggies well.
  6. Place them into the oven to cook for 30-40 minutes, or until the veggies are just tender.
  7. While the veggies are cooking, add the walnuts to a medium bowl, drizzle with ½ Tbsp RG EVOO and the RG Chilli honey, then sprinkle the remaining spice mix over the walnuts. Toss to combine.
  8. In a medium pan, cook the walnuts for 3-4 minutes or until they are golden and fragrant, then set them aside.
  9. Once the veggies are cooked, place them onto a serving platter, add the lentils, and gently mix to combine.
  10. Sprinkle with the chili walnuts, garnish with rocket, and serve.

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