Pumpkin, Basil & Ricotta Strudel

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Recipe by Rhiannon and Matt

A great, low-fat recipe from Australia's Slimming magazine. The recipe makes 6 strudels, so it's a great family meal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 180c.
  2. Then in a microwave safe bowl combine pumpkin & garlic & cook on high for 8 minutes until tender (or steam it if you like).
  3. Mash pumpkin/garlic mix, then combine that with the spinach & ricotta and season with salt, pepper & basil.
  4. Allow to cool slightly.
  5. Spray each sheet of pastry with the cooking spray & lay one on top of the other.
  6. Spread some filling in the centre of the top sheet.
  7. Fold in the shorter edges first, then fold the longest side over & carefully roll up.
  8. Repeat steps 6 & 7 with the others.
  9. Place on oven tray lined with baking paper & brush on some egg white.
  10. Sprinkle with sesame seeds & bake for 35 minutes, until they're golden & crisp.
  11. Serve with your favorite salad.

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