SPICED PUMPKIN AND PROSCIUTTO CROSTINI
Serves 6, prep 25 mins, cook 50 mins
WHAT YOU NEED
300g loaf stonebaked ciabatta
1 clove garlic, crushed
100g packet sliced prosciutto
75g soft feta
SPICED PUMPKIN 800g butternut pumpkin, peeled, cut into 1cm cubes
1 red onion, thinly sliced 1 tbsp honey
1 tbsp red wine vinegar
1 tsp ground cumin
½ tsp ground cinnamon
½ tsp dried chilli flakes
1⁄3 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 To make spiced pumpkin, place pumpkin and onion in a large roasting pan lined with baking paper.
2 Combine honey, vinegar, cumin, cinnamon, chilli and 2 tbsp of the oil in a jug. Mix well. Pour over pumpkin. Season with salt and pepper. Toss to coat.
3 Cover tightly with foil. Cook in a moderate oven (180°C) for 30 minutes. Remove foil. Cook a further 20 minutes, or until golden and tender.
4 Meanwhile, cut 12 x 1cm thick slices from bread. Reserve remaining bread for another use. Combine garlic and remaining oil in a bowl. Brush evenly over both sides of slices. Place in a single layer on two oven trays.
5 Cook in same moderate oven for about 15 minutes, or until crisp. Cool on trays.
6 Place prosciutto in a single layer on a separate, greased oven tray.
7 Cook in same moderate oven for about 12 to 15 minutes, or until crisp, turning halfway through. Remove. Drain on absorbent kitchen paper. Break into large pieces.
8 To serve, spread feta over toasted slices. Top with spiced pumpkin and prosciutto.