This Pumpkin bowl with Chorizo and Couscous is filling and super tasty. Roasted butternut pumpkin cubes, coated in a fragrant blend of olive oil, ground cumin, and smoked paprika, form a heavenly combination with the smoky, spicy chorizo sausages. The chorizo sausages are bursting with flavour—a perfect balance of smokiness and spice. A genuine pantry staple, these sausages takes any dish to the next level.
Ingredients for this Chorizo and Pumpkin Bowl
- Butternut pumpkin
- Olive Oil
- Ground cumin
- Smoked paprika
- Chorizo sausages
- Baby spinach leaves
- Greek yoghurt
How to make this a vegetarian Pumpkin Bowl
Make it a No Sausage Pumpkin bowl
Simply omit the chorizo sausages from the original recipe to create a delicious and hearty vegetarian pumpkin bowl. Sprinkle in fresh herbs such as parsley or coriander, and add a dash of freshly chopped red chilli to give the dish a little kick.
Replace the sausage with a different protein
Consider using marinated tofu cubes, tempeh, or plant-based sausage. These options can add a savoury and protein-packed element to your Pumpkin Bowl while maintaining a delicious and hearty flavour.
Frequently asked questions about this Pumpkin Bowl recipe:
Absolutely! While butternut pumpkin works well, you can experiment with other varieties like kent, acorn or kabocha. Remember to adjust cooking times accordingly.
Certainly! You can substitute couscous with gluten-free options like quinoa or rice.
Yes, you can prepare the components ahead of time and assemble them when ready to serve. Just store them separately in airtight containers in the fridge.
The pumpkin bowl is best enjoyed fresh, but you can freeze individual components like roasted pumpkin and use them later for convenience.