Hokkaido Capsicum Salad with Pomegranate and Ginger Pumpkin Vinaigrette

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This is a healthy, colourful autumn salad, featuring the fresh flavours of Hokkaido pumpkin, green capsicum and pomegranate. The ginger pumpkin vinaigrette prepared with avocado oil and sweetened with date syrup takes just minutes to prepare and will make any autumn salad pop with flavour.

Ginger Pumpkin VinaigretteSalad
  • 100 g Roasted hokkaido pumpkin puree
  • 60 ml Avocado oil or extra virgin olive oil
  • 60 ml Apple cider vinegar
  • 3-4 tbsp Water
  • 1 tbsp Flat leaf parsley
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 1 Small chilli pepper
  • 1 tbsp Date syrup or maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp Chopped peeled fresh ginger
  • 1/2 tsp Black salt
  • Large pinch of freshly ground black pepper
  • 600 g Organic Hokkaido pumpkin, roughly grated
  • 1 Green capsicum, halved, deseeded, thinly sliced
  • 1 handful Arugula leaves
  • Seeds from 1/2 Pomegranate
  • Candied walnuts & Brazil nuts (thanks, Abbe!)
  1. Place all the dressing ingredients in the cup of an immersion blender, and process until emulsified. Adjust the seasoning. Chill until ready for use.
  2. Wash the pumpkin thoroughly and dry with a clean kitchen towel. Roughly grate the pumpkin into a large mixing bowl.
  3. Wash and dry capsicum. Half, deseed and thinly slice the capsicum. Add to the grated pumpkin together with arugula leaves and pomegranate seeds.
  4. Add half of the dressing to the salad and toss to coat. Transfer the salad to a serving platter, garnish with candied nuts and serve with the remaining pumpkin vinaigrette at the table.

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savorthebest 3/11/19 07:01

Angie this salad looks amazing. I have to look for some hokkaido pumpkin, I don't see it very often at my local grocery store

Iwona 3/11/19 07:29

It's so delicious. Thank you for the recipe.

Nancy Chan 3/11/19 07:31

Colourful and I am sure it is delicious.

Vicki Bensinger 3/11/19 10:12

Angie this salad looks beautiful! I love that you used date syrup. I’ve used puréed dates to sweeten desserts but haven’t used date syrup. I’m going to have to look to see where I can find it here.

This is a beautiful fall salad I’ll be sure to try. Thank you.

sofyan Ya-an 3/11/19 13:15

Here we go for different yummy, by the way, I never know what is different Hokkaido pumpkin with the ordinary pumpkin..?

Natalia 3/11/19 15:07

Beautiful vibrant colors, so pretty snd I'm sure very delicious! YUMMY☺

Angie's Recipes 3/11/19 15:47

@sofyan Ya-anHokkaido is one sort of pumpkins and its skin is edible. Besides, it tastes creamier and sweeter.

Kitchen Riffs 3/11/19 17:35

SO colorful and SO delish looking! Wonderful salad -- thanks.

SavoringTime in the Kitchen 3/11/19 18:01

The colors and flavors of this salad are wonderful, Angie! I have to see if I can find date syrup!

Valentina 4/11/19 00:09

This is so beautiful! A festival of colorful flavors. I could live on the purée alone! :-) ~Valentina

Evi Erlinda 4/11/19 00:52

Wow. it's really beautiful, colorful, and healthy salads!

Balvinder 4/11/19 04:34

I can just imagine how this sumptuous salad would taste with the pumpkin vinaigrette, candied walnuts and pomegranate seeds – divine!

Liz That Skinny Chick Can Bake 4/11/19 14:30

Absolutely gorgeous, Angie! And the flavors are both delicious and perfect for autumn!!

foodtravelandwine 4/11/19 15:35

What a beautiful and tasty salad!.....I love it!!....Abrazotes, Marcela

2pots2cook 4/11/19 15:42

Absolutely great and sooooo inviting !

Alida@mylittleitaliankitchen 4/11/19 17:44

I love this colourful salad, it looks beautiful Angie. You are so good at salads!

Pam 4/11/19 18:02

The vinaigrette is gorgeous and so is the salad.

Juliana 4/11/19 20:15

Pumpkin vinaigrette? Yes and Yes...I am definitely going to try this recipe as I have a kabocha sitting on my counter to be used...thanks for the recipe Angie!
Have a wonderful week!

Cheyanne @ No Spoon Necessary 4/11/19 22:53

This salad absolutely screams holiday entertaining! It's absolutely gorgeous!! I am swooning over that vinaigrette!! Can't wait to try this!

Suja Manoj 5/11/19 03:43

Wonderful healthy salad.Pumpkin Vinaigrette sounds so good, Can't wait to try this!

judee 5/11/19 04:09

What a spectacular looking salad with such beautiful colors and interesting flavors.

tigerfish 5/11/19 04:25

Love the pumpkin dressing on pumpkin salad!

mjskit 5/11/19 04:33

The entire salad looks delicious and is absolutely beautiful, but that vinaigrette is to die for! YUM!

Ruxana Gafoor 5/11/19 05:40

The salad looks so colorful and refreshing!

Vicky Cahyagi 5/11/19 11:48

Nice recipe. I think It's healthy food too. I followed your blog now

Pam 5/11/19 15:27

Great salad, Angie! Love the pomegranate in it. The date syrup is new to me, sounds good. Beautiful color in a healthy fall salad, thanks!

mary anderson 5/11/19 17:21

these are my favorite to order out, but I have a sneaking suspicion they are more than 240 calories at a restaurant:glad i can make this at home now it would be a hit in our house definitely going to give it a try

Debra Eliotseats 6/11/19 00:30

I want to make that vinaigrette NOW! What a great idea for the seasonal salad!

Carolyna's world 6/11/19 09:52

wow it looks so delicious. What's an original recipe

Jeff the Chef 6/11/19 14:57

My gosh, I have never even dreamed of a salad like this. I want to try it!

Easyfoodsmith 6/11/19 15:49

That's a beautiful salad and I am loving the sound of pumpkin vinaigrette

Amy (Savory Moments) 6/11/19 16:53

The whole chunks of pomegranate pieces in here are soooo pretty! I've never seen them served like this before.

Arpita 6/11/19 18:01

This salad looks gorgeous.. love the pumpkin ginger vinaigrette...

Marissa 6/11/19 23:39

What a creative and colorful salad, Angie! I'm so intrigued by the dressing - sounds amazing!

Sakuranko 7/11/19 00:28

The colors are so vibrant and amazing

Abbe@This is How I Cook 7/11/19 06:03

Loving the sound of this vinaigrette and the salad is over the top gorgeous. I think you hit this one out of the park!

Cathy @ She Paused 4 Thought 10/11/19 21:27

Holy Moly, this is a stunning salad. I have never used pumpkin in a dressing before...brilliant!

Catherine 11/11/19 03:09

Dear Angie, This is a beautiful and healthy salad for the holidays! and the dressing sounds wonderful. xoxox Catherine

Sherry's Pickings 15/11/19 07:06

wow i love the sound of that ginger dressing, angie. this looks so colourful and interesting and healthy. cheers sherry

chow and chatter 21/11/19 20:45

this looks like a great vibrant salad.

Noob Cook 11/12/19 05:50

Love this hearty, autumn salad. My kind of food :)


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