The Real Squash Revolution – cheesy, ooey-gooey gem squash

We have such a lot of gem squash ready for the picking, from our garden, that I’m constantly searching for new recipes to use.
I love these little gems, but let’s be honest, they’re not the most popular, or shall I say, most used of the pumpkin family, so finding new and tasty ideas for what to do with them, can be tricky.

Anyways, so here it is – adapted from the Real Meal Revolution cookbook {my current fave!} – blue cheese & caramelised onion baked gem squash:

Boil a few gem squash until tender, then cut in half and remove seeds.
Season with salt & pepper.
Crumble some blue cheese into the hollow of the squash and top with caramelised onions {see below for recipe}.
Add a dollop of butter and grill in the oven until the cheese has melted.
Easy peasy!

For the caramelised onions:
Slice an onion and sauté in butter and olive oil over low heat.
Add a drizzle of honey and a splash of balsamic vinegar and cook until the vinegar has reduced, the onions are cooked and everything is nice and caramelised.


Enjoy! X