Prep Time 30 Min Cook Time 50 Min Ready in 80 Min Serves 4 Salmon wrapped in prosciutto with pesto and roast pumpkin
1kg butternut pumpkin, chopped 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, plus extra to brush 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1 tablespoon chopped rosemary leaves 4 x 180g skinless salmon fillets, pinboned 4 slices prosciutto
1 bunch flat-leaf parsley, leaves picked 25g whole almonds, lightly toasted 1 garlic clove, chopped 125ml extra virgin olive oil
1. Preheat the oven to 200°C and line a roasting pan with baking paper. 2. Mix the pumpkin, oil, garlic and rosemary together and season with sea salt and freshly ground pepper. Place in the roasting pan and roast for 35-40 minutes until golden and tender. 3. Meanwhile, for the pesto, place the parsley, almonds and garlic in a food processor and blend until well combined. 4. With the motor running, gradually add the oil in a slow, steady stream, until smooth, then season with sea salt and freshly ground pepper. Set aside. 5. Preheat a grill to medium. 6. Season salmon lightly with sea salt and freshly ground pepper. Wrap each salmon fillet with a slice of prosciutto. Brush lightly with oil and grill for 3-4 minutes each side until cooked on the outside but still a little pink in the centre. Rest, loosely covered with foil, for 2 minutes. 7. Divide the salmon and pumpkin among 4 serving plates and top with the parsley pesto.