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Cheesy Bacon Butternut Pumpkin


1 whole butternut pumpkin

2 Tbsp olive oil

2 cloves garlic minced

2 Tbsp chopped thyme

Salt and pepper, to season

250g Henderson’s Middle Bacon, diced

1 cup shredded mozzarella

½ cup parmesan cheese

Chilli flakes for garnish (optional)


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 220 degrees C. Chop the butternut pumpkin into 1cm pieces. In a large ovenproof dish, toss the butternut pumpkin with olive oil, garlic and thyme. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle bacon over the top.

Step 2

Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the butternut is tender and the bacon is cooked through.

Step 3

Remove from oven and top with mozzarella and parmesan. Bake for another 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and golden.

Step 4

Top with chilli flakes if using and serve warm.

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