Butternut squash stuffed with pesto rice
- January 2018
- Serves 4
- Hands-on time 20 min, oven time 1 hour 10-15 min
An impressive vegetarian main that sees sweet and caramelised butternut squash stuffed with uber cheesy pesto rice and then scattered with extra feta and pine nuts.
- Vegetarian recipes
- 40.4g (10.1g saturated)
- 66.2g (16.9g sugars)
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If you want to speed up this dish for midweek, roast the squash at the weekend, cover and chill for up to 3 days. To cook, stir ready-made fresh pesto through a pack of Tilda microwave rice, use it to fill the squash, then bake until piping hot.
Stuff the squash the day before (but cool the rice completely before stirring in the kale pesto). Once the squash is stuffed, cover and chill. To serve, bake at 200°C/180°C fan/gas 6 for 30 minutes or until piping hot.
What's the perfect wine match?
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