Sage and Blue Cheese Roasted Squash

While gem squash is not a particulary nutritious vegetable, adding a little blue cheese and some butter certainly gives it a little more excitement. This is gem squash at it's most decadent.

Preparation time: 10 mins

Cooking time: 5 - 7 mins

Serves: 4


  1. Steam or boil the squash until it is soft and tender (approx. 5 - 7 minutes).
  2. Remove from the water and place in a tray.
  3. Crumble an equal amount of blue cheese over each squash half.
  4. Melt the butter in a pan and gently fry the sage until it goes golden.
  5. Spoon the butter over each squash half and pop under the grill until the cheese is dark brown.
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  • 4 small squash (round ones like acorn or gem) cut in half, seeds removed
  • 150 g blue cheese
  • 100 g butter
  • 1 handful sage leaves
  • Salt and pepper

Nutritional Info per 50g:

  • Carbs: 1 g
  • Fat: 8 g
  • Protein: 2 g