Butternut squash pie recipe

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  • Vegetarian

Celebrity chef Simon Rimmer's butternut squash pie is packed with the delicious flavours of white wine, cumin, garlic and basil.


  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 200g cubed butternut squash, roasted
  • 2 leeks, cut into large pieces
  • 200g chopped cavolo nero or cabbage
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 440g tin of chopped tomatoes
  • A splash of white wine
  • Seasoning - cumin, cinnamon, coriander
  • Salt and pepper

For the topping

  • 150g flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 150g almond, pecan and raisin e.g. Nature's Pleasure

After baking

  • 150ml olive oil
  • Bunch of basil
  • Juice half lemon




  1. Fry the onion and garlic until softm then add the leeks and cavolo nero/cabbafe and cook for 3-4 mins.
  2. Add the butternut squash, tomatoes, wine, seasoning and cook for 5 mins, then divide between the 4 individual dishes.
  3. To make the topping, simply rub it all together, spoon on top and bake at 200°c for 25 mis until crisp and golden.
  4. Blend the oil, basil and lemon until smooth and spoon over the crumble when piping hot.
Top Tip for making Butternut squash pie

How to buy squash: if you can push a fingernail into the rind, it means it's immature and won't be so tasty or sweet. The rind should be firm and tan or beige coloured (no green tinges).

Jessica Dady
Food Editor

Jessica Dady is Food Editor at GoodtoKnow and has over 12 years of experience as a digital editor, specialising in all things food, recipes, and SEO. From the must-buy seasonal food hampers and advent calendars for Christmas to the family-friendly air fryers that’ll make dinner time a breeze, Jessica loves trying and testing various food products to find the best of the best for the busy parents among us. Over the years of working with GoodtoKnow, Jessica has had the privilege of working alongside Future’s Test Kitchen to create exclusive videos - as well as writing, testing, and shooting her own recipes. When she’s not embracing the great outdoors with her family at the weekends, Jessica enjoys baking up a storm in the kitchen with her favourite bakes being chocolate chip cookies, cupcakes, and a tray of gooey chocolate brownies