Stuffed Pumpkin

Cooking time 60 minutes | Easy

Stuffed Pumpkin

Prep time: 15mins - Cook time: 45mins - Serves: 6-8

Stuff a roasted pumpkin with rice, feta, pomegranate seeds, pecan nuts and our Heck Meat free Sausage to create a showstopper dish guaranteed to impress dinner guests with both its taste and presentation!


  • 1 Pack Heck! Meat Free Sausages
  • 1 Whole Pumpkin – try find a smaller rounder one
  • 150g Wild rice or a wild rice mix
  • Pomegranate Seeds
  • 100g Feta
  • 30g Pecan nuts


  1. Firstly, preheat the oven to 200 degrees and prepare the pumpkin. Cut the top of your pumpkin off and use a spoon to scoop out the stringy insides and seeds
  2. Rub both the inside and outside of the pumpkin in olive oil including the lid and pop in the oven for 45 minutes
  3. 10 minutes before the pumpkin is done, pan-fry the sausages and pecan nuts on medium heat for 10 minutes
  4. Meanwhile, cook the rice according to packet instructions (usually 2 minutes in the microwave) and cut the feta into cubes
  5. In a bowl mix together the rice, feta, pomegranate seeds, toasted pecan nuts and chopped sausage. Transfer the mixture in the pumpkin and drizzle with a lemon and herb vinaigrette


 Nutritional Information Per 100g  Per Portion
Energy 448kJ/107kcal 1088kJ/260kcal
Fat 4.3g 10g
Of Which Saturates 1.3g 3.1g
Carbohydrates  11g 27g
Of Which Sugars 1.7g 4.1g
Protein 4.8g 12g
Salt 0.50g 1.2g