Healthy Vegetarian Stuffed Butternut Squash

Healthy Vegetarian Stuffed Butternut Squash


  • Olive oil
  • Pinch dried oregano
  • 150g ready to eat Quinoa
  • 100g feta cheese
  • 50g toasted pine nut
  • 1 small carrot
  • small bunch chives, snipped
  • Juice half lemon
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 50g pitted black olive
  • 2 spring onions- chopped


Preparation (10 minutes):

(Serves 2 people with leftovers for lunch!)

  1. Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6.
  2. Halve the butternut squash, scoop out the seeds and cut the flesh with a sharp knife.
  3. Arrange the two halves on a baking tray, drizzle with olive oil, season with freshly ground black pepper and sea salt, sprinkle with dried oregano and cook for 40 minutes.
  4.  Take out the oven, add the chopped peppers to the tray alongside the squash and cook for a further 10 minutes.
  5. Mix the rest of the ingredients.
  6.  Take the tray out of the oven and transfer the peppers to the quinoa stuffing mix.
  7. Stir together and spoon the filling onto the butternut squash.
  8. Return to the oven for 10 mins and finally Serve.

By Katie Clubbe

Source: BBC Good Food.

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