Roast butternut squash

A honeylicious delight that the whole family will love.

Preparation time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 30 mins


  • Salt and pepper
  • 1
  • 1 butternut squash, cut in half, skin left on
  • Olive oil
  • 4
    brown sugar
  • 1/2
    honey or maple syrup
  • 1/2
    grated nutmeg
  • A few cloves


Preheat the oven to 220ºC. Remove the seeds and any stringy bits from the inside of the squash halves with a large spoon, scraping them out. Place the squash halves in an oven dish. Sprinkle the sugar, the spices and a sprinkling of salt over the squash pieces. Dribble the honey or maple syrup over each piece. Drizzle a little olive oil over the squash pieces - this will add flavour and help to conduct heat so the squash will cook. Place the baking dish in the oven and cook for about 30 minutes or until soft.  


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