Winter squash, tomato and feta bake

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    1 hour 15 min

    This is a great way of preparing acorn squash. It's steamed, mashed and then blended with eggs, double cream and seasonings, topped with feta and tomatoes and baked to perfection. Serve as a wonderful side dish or a vegetarian main.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 6 

    • 275g peeled and cubed acorn squash
    • 2 eggs
    • 75ml double cream
    • 2 spring onions, chopped
    • 1/4 green pepper, diced
    • 200g dried bread crumbs
    • 4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon cracked black peppercorns
    • 1 sprig fresh rosemary
    • 2 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
    • 2 plum tomatoes, thinly sliced
    • cracked black pepper to taste

    Method
    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:55min  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Lightly grease a medium baking dish.
    2. In a steamer insert over boiling water, steam the squash 10 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat and mash with a fork.
    3. In a medium bowl, blend the eggs and double cream. Mix in the squash, 3/4 of the spring onions, green pepper, dry stuffing mix and Parmesan cheese. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer to the prepared baking dish. Press the rosemary sprig into the centre of the mixture. Top with feta cheese, tomato slices and remaining spring onions. Season with pepper.
    4. Bake 45 minutes in the preheated oven, until lightly browned. Discard rosemary sprig before serving.

    Ingredients

    If acorn squash is unavailable, use butternut squash or pumpkin instead.

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    I give this three stars because firstly, I haven't made this yet, but it does look really interesting! I'm not even vegetarian but my sister is...well, she eats some meats but mostly vegetarian meals so I'm looking for meals to make her at some point. I really want to try this myself though! When I make it I may give it four or five stars lol  -  16 Jul 2013

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    This is the bomb!!! I left out the peppers and onions and used bread crumbs instead of stuffing mix. I also used half and half. Also, I chopped the squash and put it in the oven in the mixture without cooking it first and it was fine in 45 minutes.  -  13 Nov 2008  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    The cream isn't necessary--milk works fine! I only had cherry tomatoes so I halved them and put them all across the top. It looked really pretty. This would be great to serve at Thanksgiving or Christmas.  -  01 Nov 2008  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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