peeled, deseeded and cut into chunks
1 Onion, finely
1 tbsp Freshly
Salt & Pepper
Cheddar Cheese for topping
1. Place the pumpkin chunks in a large saucepan, cover with water, bring to
the boil then cook for 10-15 minutes until tender.
2. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a frying pan, add the onion and sauté until
soft and translucent. Set aside.
3. Preheat the oven to 170C, 325F, Gas Mark 3 and lightly grease a shallow
oven proof dish. Drain the pumpkin well, return to the pan and mash coarsely
with a fork or potato masher.
4. Add the onion, breadcrumbs, egg, milk, cheese, parsley, salt and pepper to
the mashed pumpkin and mix well. Transfer to the prepared oven proof dish,
sprinkle evenly with the extra grated cheese and bake for 30 minutes or until
cheese is golden and bubbling. Serve immediately.
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