Pumpkin and cauliflower

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 tablespoons Olive oil
500 grams Pumpkin or other orange squash e.g.; de-seeded, peeled
; butternut, and chopped
; coarsely (1lb)
½ large Cauliflower; broken into small
; florets
1 large Onion; chopped coarsely
4 Ripe tomatoes; skinned and
; chopped, or a 230g
; (8oz) can of
; chopped tomatoes
¼ teaspoon Ground turmeric
A pinch of chilli powder
Salt

1. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan, add the pumpkin or squash, cauliflower and onion and fry for about 3 minutes.

2. Add the tomatoes and spices and season with salt.

3. Cover and simmer for about 20 minutes or until all the vegetables are soft, stirring occasionally.

Converted by MC_Buster.

NOTES : In this winter vegetable dish, the pumpkin or squash almost disintegrates to make a rich sauce for the more substantial cauliflower.

Originally, saffron would have been used, instead of turmeric, to give the dish extra colour and flavour. Saffron is still grown in parts of Italy, mainly in Abruzzo.

Converted by MM_Buster v2.0l.

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