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How to prepare butternut squash

by Great British Chefs1 June 2015

How to prepare butternut squash

Butternut squash is a delicious winter vegetable available in season from September to December. It is quite tough to cut, so work carefully when using a sharp knife. Butternut squash can be used in a range of sweet and savoury dishes form Dominic chapman's butternut squash soup to Robert Thompson's bavarois of butternut squash with qunice sorbet and poached blackberries. Find some more inspiration for recipes in the butternut squash collection.


Use a sharp knife to cut off the top of the butternut squash then hold the base of the squash and carefully cut in half
Using a peeler, remove all the skin from the squash
Cut the squash in half, and use a plastic spoon and remove the seeds
Using a knife cut the squash into even slices

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