Halloween Pumpkin Sandwich recipe

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Halloween is usually a very sweet event but I love Halloween savoury food. I looked at my menu and realised that I had a disproportionate amount of sweet items versus savoury items so I decided to do this to balance the savoury quotient. These can very easily be done with bought dips. Yumi's makes a really good spicy pumpkin dip and you can buy any pale yogurt based spread for the ghosts. Plus I like the idea of getting an additional use out of cookie cutters that only get used once every 1 or 2 years.

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An Original Recipe by Lorraine Elliott

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time: 0 minutes

  • 600g/1.3lbs pumpkin, roasted (I roast it whole in a 180c/350F oven for an hour and then peel the skin off and scoop out the seeds)

  • 1 tablespoon tahini

  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise

  • 1/4 cup chives

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 2 teaspoons sugar

  • a few drops of Tabasco sauce

  • 1 loaf of grain bread

  • Pumpkin cookie cutter

  • 2 tablespoons basil pesto

Step 1 - Blend all ingredients (except for bread and cookie cutter ;) ) until very, very smooth.

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Step 2 - Cut out pumpkin shapes with bread (reserve the rest of the bread for breadcrumbs) and spread with pumpkin dip. Spread a tiny bit of basil pesto for the stem of the pumpkin.

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