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Butternut squash mash with onion and jam


A lush side dish. Butternut squash mash with onion and pepper jam.

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  • For the mash
  • 1 medium butternut squash
  • 70 gr butter
  • 1-2 tbsp milk
  • goats cheese
  • For the jam
  • 3 big red onions
  • 2 red peppers
  • 1 green chilli
  • 50 ml sherry
  • 100 gr brown sugar
  • 2 rosemary sticks
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


servings 4
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 30mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Slice the onions and the peppers. In a large pan heat the oil over medium heat. Toss the onions, peppers and rosemary and stir.

Step 2

When they start becoming tender toss the sugar and keep stirring till they start caramelised. Pour in the sherry. Reduce heat to minimum cover with a lid and keep cooking for about 30 minutes, stirring from time to time.

Step 3

Meantime, peel and chop the butternut squash, put it in a pot with boiling water for 10-15 minutes until tender. When it is ready mash, add the butter, milk, salt and pepper and mix well till you have a creamy texture.

Serve the mash with the jam on top and crumble the goats cheese.

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