Roasted Squash With Crushed Pistachios

For a delicious side dish, roast butternut squash until caramelised and scatter with pistachios and thyme to serve

Prep: 10 mins

Cook: 40 mins

Easily serves 4


  • 1 butternut squash, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 50g pistachios, toasted
  • 4 thyme sprigs, leaves only
  • juice 1 lemon
  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6.
  2. Toss the butternut squash with 1 tbsp of the olive oil and season. Roast in the oven for 40 mins until tender and caramelised.
  3. Meanwhile, roughly crush the pistachios with the thyme and a pinch of salt using a pestle and mortar, or with the end of a rolling pin.
  4. Stir in the lemon juice and remaining oil, and check the seasoning.
  5. Spoon the pistachios over the squash to serve.