Stuffed Butternut Squash

This is real winter comfort food. It's bright orange colour brings with it lots of beta-carotene which is great for your skin. 

INGREDIENTS : 

  • 1 large Butternut Squash
  • 200g of Blue cheese (or a dairy free alternative) 
  • 75g of walnuts chopped roughly
  • some sprigs of thyme
  • Garlic 
  • Couple of teaspoons of honey or maple syrup

HOW TO :

  • Half and scoop out the seeds and soft flesh in the butternut squash and place in some chopped garlic and a knob of butter in each
  • rub some olive oil lightly over the squash and roast in the oven for about 45 mins til the flesh is soft
  • scoop out the inside leaving about 1 cm around the edge to keep its shape. 
  • Mix the flesh, butter, garlic, cheese, thyme and walnuts together and stuff back in the butternut squash and drizzle a small bit of maple syrup on top
  • Place back in the oven for about 15mins until the cheese has fully melted and is bubbling