Pumpkin, Spinach & Ricotta Rolls

These are simply splendid! Fabulous cozy-cafe food that you can now make at home no problemò because it's très easy and the end result is just as delicious as the original-ricotta version. How do we make that happen? With the trusty help of firm tofu and a few of its seasoning-friends. I hope you find these as lovely as my family and I do. Enjoy HB's!!



  1. Pre-heat your oven to 180C. Grab a baking tray (lined with baking paper) and put the pumpkin chunks on it. Drizzle over some olive oil and season with salt & pepper. Toss with your hands to coat and then bake in the pre-heated oven for 30 minutes or until soft and lightly brown.
  2. Meanwhile, in a food-processor or blender, add the tofu, nutritional yeast, 2 tbsp of olive oil, lemon juice, garlic powder, mixed herbs and a generous sprinkling of salt. Blitz until the texture of ricotta. Put the mixture into a large mixing bowl.
  3. In a small fry-pan, add a drizzle of olive oil and saute the onion until soft. Add the spinach, cover and let wilt for a minute or two. Turn off the heat and add the onion/spinach to the tofu ricotta. When the pumpkin is cooked, turn the oven up to 220C, then squish each chunk with a fork once (to mash them a little), then add to the bowl. Add the parsley and vegan cheese. Mix thoroughly to combine.
  4. Grab your puff pastry and assemble the rolls as you would with a sausage roll, using the plant milk to help them stick shut, and adhere the seeds to the top. Once assembled, bake in the pre-heated oven (220C) for 20 minutes or until golden brown and adequately puffed. Enjoy.

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