Sinkonta; A Turkish Recipe

Being one of the Aegean cuisine's most famous dishes, the easy-to-make baked pumpkin recipe, known as Sinkonta, is a must try! There is too much deliciousness behind this meal; especially with the addition of Hiç Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil

pumpkin olive oil recipe


  • 90g pumpkin
  • 30g red onion
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 red hot pepper
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 30g tahini (crushed sesame seeds)
  • Walnuts
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 orange
  • Hiç Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil



Chop the pumpkin vichy style. Cut the red onion into segments. Cut the garlic into two halves. Put all the chopped ingredients into a baking tray. Add olive oil, salt, red hot pepper, the juice of half a lemon and the juice of half an orange. Stir gently. Cook for 8 minutes at 200C. Transfer the vegetables into a serving dish. Add tahini to remaining liquid in the tray and stir. Serve with sauteed bell pepper slices and roasted walnuts.

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