Roasted butternut squash with Camembert recipe

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Looking for butternut squash recipes, squash recipes, side dishes, halloween recipes or woman's weekly recipes? This baked butternut squash, topped with Camembert cheese, is delicious on its own or as a side dish, great for Halloween or Bonfire Night.

  • Nut-free
  • Vegetarian
  • healthy
Serves4
SkillEasy
Preparation Time15 mins
Cooking Time1 hours 10 mins
Total Time1 hours 25 mins
Five A DayOne
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories370 Kcal19%
Fat20 g29%
Saturated Fat11 g55%

This baked butternut squash, topped with Camembert cheese, is delicious on its own or as a side dish, great for Halloween or Bonfire Night.

Ingredients

  • 2 small butternut squashes, halved and seeds removed
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced
  • Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg
  • 8 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 2 x 150g (5oz) Camembert cheeses, halved horizontally
  • 8 cherry tomatoes on the vine

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Method

  1. Set the oven to 200°C (gas mark 6). Put the squash into a roasting tin and season well. Sprinkle with the garlic, nutmeg and a few thyme sprigs, and drizzle with oil. Roast for 1 hr until the flesh is just tender.
  2. Place each Camembert half in the squash cavity, and top with more thyme sprigs and a few tomatoes.
  3. Roast for 10 mins until the cheese has melted and the tomatoes are beginning to char.