Butternut squash is a favourite staple for autumn and winter meals. Tasting a delicious butternut soup when it’s cold outside, when you’re all wrapped up in your cozy plaid in front of your fireplace is just fabulous, isn’t it? This is the reason why I would like to share with you a special recipe that combines the sweetness of Butternut and the salty side of parmesan for the most fantastic result! Let’s me introduce you to my Butternut and parmesan Crumble!
Butternut Crumble with parmesan
Prep time: 15 minutes.
Cooking: 15 minutes
Ingredients for 4 people:
- 125 g Salted butter
- 125 g parmesan
- 125 g flour
- 1 butternut
- Peel your Butternut and cut this squash into small cubes. Cook them in boiling water for about 15 minutes.
- In the meantime, mix the flour, parmesan and salted butter until getting a sandy texture
- Drain your butternut cubes and crush them coarsely in the bottom of a gratin dish. Sprinkle with your crumble and bake in the oven for 20 minutes at 200°C.
Enjoy your meal!!
Did you know?
Did you know that butternut squash is actually a fruit and not a vegetable unlike people think?
There are so many reasons to like this fruit. It’s versatile, nutritious, and most importantly, delicious. You can prepare it in (many) different ways, but it’s also perfect on its own. This peanut-shaped staple has a bright orange flesh and very few seeds. It is flavorful and much sweeter in comparison to other squashes. According to many people, it slightly reminds them of butterscotch (made of butter and brown sugar).
Others compare butternut squash with turnip and carrot. It has a taste which is similar to pumpkin, only much sweeter. It has a slightly nutty flavour and is less stringy than pumpkins which makes an ideal ingredient in purees and soups. The delicate taste of butternut squash goes excellent with spices and aromatic herbs like oregano and rosemary. Butternut is an amazing fruit, extremely nutritious which is a great source of fibre, as well as vitamins including A, C, E and B vitamins along with minerals such as calcium, magnesium, and zinc. Three tablespoons of cooked butternut squash count as one of your five-a-day.
If you have a sweet tooth or you simply like to eat healthier, you will surely love butternut squash and try to prepare it in as many ways as you can.