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Sweet pumpkin phyllo pies

  • Vegetarian Diet

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

  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

Sweet pumpkin phyllo pies


For the syrup

  • Add the sugar and the water in a pot. Cut the orange in half, squeeze it over the pot and add the orange halves into the pot as well.
  • Add the cinnamon, the honey, and transfer over medium heat.
  • As soon as it comes to a boil and the sugar melts, remove and set aside to cool.

For the filling

  • Peel the pumpkin, remove the seeds, and grate it using the large holes of a box grater. Squeeze it with your hands until you have 800 g of pumpkin in total.
  • Put the pumpkin in a bowl and add the orange zest, the walnuts finely chopped, the raisins, the clove, the ginger, the cinnamon, the sugar, and mix well.

To assemble

  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan.
  • Spread a phyllo sheet onto your working surface.
  • Drizzle with butter and spread 2 tablespoons of the filling along the wider side of the sheet. Wrap into a roll and then into a spiral (shaped like a snail).
  • Transfer to a butter baking pan and follow the same process for the remaining phyllo sheets.
  • Drizzle with the rest of the butter and bake for 60 minutes.
  • Remove and pour over the cold syrup, right away. Allow 1 hour for it to be absorbed.
  • Serve with cinnamon and icing sugar.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
36 %


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)
43 %

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)
65 %

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)
40 %


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)
94 %


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)
14 %


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)
13 %


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)
3 %


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.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

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

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