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Stuffed Butternut Squash With Feta

Are you ready to discover an incredibly delicious recipe that perfectly blends the sweetness of squash, the unique taste of feta cheese, and the richness of cream? And all this while keeping the dishwashing to a minimum! This recipe is so tasty and easy to prepare that we bet it will quickly become one of your favorites.

  • Cooking: 40 to 50 minutes
Yields 3 to 4 portions
Stuffed Butternut Squash With Feta


  • 1 Butternut squash
  • 2/3 cup (150 g) Canadian feta, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) Canadian cooking cream
  • 1/2 cup (50 g) Canadian shredded cheese (such as mozzarella, gruyère, or parmesan)
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) Canadian butter
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Fresh herbs (like parsley or chives) for garnish
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Preheat the oven to 200°C (about 400°F)

Cut the butternut squash in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds with a spoon. It's possible to slightly trim the base to stabilize the halves in the baking dish

In a bowl, mix the crumbled feta, cooking cream, shredded cheese, salt, and pepper. Spread the mixture inside the butternut squash halves, ensuring an even distribution of the filling

Place the stuffed butternut squash halves in a baking dish

Bake in the oven for about 40-50 minutes, or until the flesh of the butternut squash is tender

Remove from the oven and, if desired, garnish with chopped fresh herbs before serving

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