Cook Along with Chef Tessa: Roasted Pumpkin Crostini

October 28, 2021

Cook Along with Chef Tessa: Roasted Pumpkin Crostini

Our Cooking Along LIVE series continues! Thank you to all who registered, donated to support our chefs, and joined us for our Live Stream!

Tonight's class features two amazing pumpkin recipes that are perfect for any Fall evening!

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Roasted Pumpkin Crostini

By Chef Tessa Turcotte-Novosedlik


  • 1 cup pumpkin, cooked and mashed
  • 1/2 cup red lentils, cooked and drained
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  • Place all the ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. Adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper as needed.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Yield: 1.5 cups

Serve your Roasted Pumpkin Spread atop a crostini with Candied Pumpkin Seeds and Goat Cheese. Add some Pumpkin Seed Pesto for a little boost of flavour!

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