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Roasted Squash with Pear and Blue Cheese Streusel

Easy Roasted Squash with Pear and Blue Cheese Streusel! I decadent toppings for roasted squash of all varieties, although I think it goes great with acorn squash the best!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 101kcal
Author: Sommer Collier

Ingredients

  • 3 squash acorn or carnival, acorn squash are sweeter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 ripe pear any variety
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2/3 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Cut each squash into quarters and scoop out the seeds. Then place the squash pieces on a rimmed baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil. Salt and pepper liberally.
  • Roast the squash for 40-45 minutes, until fork tender. Meanwhile, dice the pear and mix it with the walnuts, brown sugar, 3/4 teaspoon sea salt, and cumin. Once the squash is tender scoop the pear mixture into the cavity of each squash wedge and top with blue cheese.
  • Bake again for 10-15 minutes to soften and toast the cheese. Serve warm.

Nutrition

Serving: 1wedge | Calories: 101kcal | Carbohydrates: 6.7g | Protein: 3.2g | Fat: 7.6g | Saturated Fat: 1.9g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 105mg | Fiber: 1.2g | Sugar: 3.2g