Daily Archives: February 27, 2012

Food Monday ~ Roast Butternut Squash

Roast Butternut Squash 2
Preheat the oven to 180C.

1 Butternut squash
large pinch of salt
3 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
4 tablespoons maple syrup
3 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
handful of toasted pine nuts

Peel the squash, cut it in half long-ways, remove the seeds and cut the flesh into 3 cm chunks. Spread them out on a baking tray or in a roasting tin. Sprinkle with a little salt. Spoon over the butter, syrup and ginger. Roast until the tips of the squash chunks turn golden brown. Scatter the pine nuts over the top and serve with any roast meat.