Salad with pumpkin and sheep cheese

This salad is an unusual combination of familiar products which you can buy in any supermarket or shop. It won’t take many abilities to cook tasty, useful and festive dish.


  • lettuce (you can take any kind you prefer);
  • big black pit olives;
  • 300 gr pumpkin pulp (if you can’t weight it – just take approximately one piece of a big pumpkin);
  • sheep cheese (you can take also goat or cow cheese);
  • olive oil (it also would be tasty if replace it by corn oil. In no case don’t take sunflower oil, it will spoil the taste of salad);
  • spices: basilmarjorammix of peppers, salt.


  1. Turn on the oven to preheat it to 200 ?С. While the oven is preheating – peel the pumpkin and slice it into small pieces. Cover the form with backing paper and place the pumpkin on it.
  2. Season the pumpkin with salt, pepper mix, herbs to taste and grease it with oil. Cover the pumpkin with backing paper and place it in the oven for 15 minutes.

  1. After 15 minutes passed take the top paper off and again place the pumpkin in the oven for 10-15 minutes. The pumpkin should be ruddy but not burnt.
  2. Place the cooked pumpkin out and let it cool down.
  3. Wash, dry and rip the lettuce and put it into the salad bowl.
  4. Place backed pumpkin pieces, sliced cheese and olives on the top of salad.
  5. Season with olive oil and herbs.

Bon appetit!