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Yellow Pumpkin pie

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.


For the filling

  • Boil the rice in a pot of boiling water for 8 minutes. When ready, remove from heat, drain and set aside to cool.
  • Chop the pumpkin into pieces. Transfer to a food processor and pulse in batches; making sure you do not puree it, you just want to break it down a little.
  • Add pumpkin to a pot of boiling water and boil for 10-15 minutes, until it softens. When ready, transfer to a kitchen towel and wring to remove most of the water. Set it aside to cool.
  • In a mixer’s bowl, add the eggs, sugar, ginger, cinnamon and cloves. Beat until mixture becomes fluffy.
  • When ready, add the melted butter, cooled rice, flour combined with the baking powder, the cooled pumpkin and pepper. Beat until all of the ingredients are completely combined.

To assemble

  • Preheat oven to 170* C (338* F) Fan.
  • Brush the baking pan with melted butter and spread 7 sheets of phyllo dough, drizzling each with melted butter when added.
  • Add the filling and add the remaining sheets of phyllo dough, drizzling each with butter just as before.
  • Turn the edges of the phyllo inward, press down on the surface of the pie with your hands and drizzle with melted butter.
  • Score the surface lightly with a knife in order to prepare the pieces that will be cut.
  • Bake for 70-80 minutes, until golden.
  • When ready, remove from oven and allow pie to cool.
  • Serve with icing sugar and ground cinnamon.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
14 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
13 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
25 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
15 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
5 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
19 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
8 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
9 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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