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Honey Pumpkin

duck breasts + honey pumpkin

This roasted pumpkin with honey and spices is both sweet and savory. It can be served as a side dish, and nicely complements chicken or duck entrees. It is perfect for vegetarians, too.

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  • 6Servings


  • ½ cup honey
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup warm water
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 ½ pounds peeled pumpkin, cut into ½ inch cubes


1. Preheat oven to 375°F.

2. In large bowl, mix honey, extra virgin olive oil, warm water, cinnamon, cumin, salt, and pepper; add diced pumpkin and stir. 

3. Arrange mixture in single layer on a baking sheet; bake 45 minutes, until pumpkin softens completely

4. Serve hot (perfect side dish for the Duck Breast).