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Recipe: Pumpkin Guacamole Poke

The perfect recipe for a Halloween party

The perfect recipe for a Halloween party

If your guests or kids are not fans of raw fish, leave it out. Pumpkin can be carved a day ahead, but make sure to prepare the guacamole right before serving so it does not brown.


  • 1 carved pumpkin


  • 6 large ripe avocados, mashed
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)


  • 2 tuna steaks, cubed
  • 2 ripe avocados, diced
  • 1 cup macadamia nuts
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 200g Korean seaweed salad


Combine soy sauce, sesame oil and rice vinegar, divide into 2 bowls. Cut tuna into 1 inch cubes toss in one half of soy mixture. Toss avocado in remaining half. Set aside.

Place carved pumpkin on a serving board. Arrange guacamole so it appears as if it is coming out of the mouth and all the way down the surface of the serving board. Place tuna and avocado chunks sporadically throughout the guacamole.

Garnish with sesame seeds and Korean Seaweed salad. Serve alongside nacho chips.


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