Roasted Sweet Potato and Butternut Squash with Feta Cheese

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Roasted sweet potato and butternut squash with feta cheese

I’ve been making this dish for years and years. In fact, I can’t believe, I have never posted this recipe! This is my ultimate escape dish, whenever I have to cook up a dinner for carnivores, I serve this as a side dish and I have it as main for myself. Just add some grilled tofu or halloumi and it becomes a great weekday dinner as it’s so easy to prepare. The other week, one of my blogging buddies reminded me to start making this again – somehow I’ve forgotten making it all winter! – so thanks for the inspiration The Mad House Of Cats And Babies.

You can vary it as you wish too: add different nuts, some red onion or shallots – it will work well. It’s very healthy and fulfilling: as I said I often have it on its own for dinner. it’s a one pot meal too: just chop up the vegetables and place them in a baking dish, voila, really not much effort. 

You know that I don’t like talking too much nonsense about a recipe to fill the space 🙂 So here’s the recipe: enjoy it!

Roasted sweet potato and butternut squash

5 from 1 vote
Roasted sweet potato and butternut squash with feta cheese
Roasted sweet potato and butternut squash with feta cheese

A lovely vegetarian meal, roasted vegetables, rosemary, feta cheese, pistachios and pine nuts. A perfect side dish!

Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: French, Mediterranean
Ingredients
  • 1 medium sweet potato cubed
  • 250 gram butternut squash cubed
  • 150 gram feta cheese crumbled
  • 1 whole garlic bulb halved in the middle
  • 4 whole garlic cloves
  • 3 branches thyme
  • 3 branches rosemary
  • 50 gram pine nuts toasted
  • 50 gram pistachios roughly chopped and toasted
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
Instructions
  1. Chop up all the vegetables and place them into a roasting dish alongside with the herbs and mix them with the olive oil.

    Roasted sweet potato and butternut squash with feta cheese
  2. Place the roasting dish into the oven for about 35 minutes on 175C.

    Roasted sweet potato and butternut squash with feta cheese
  3. Serve it immediately, adding the feta cheese and the toasted nuts right before serving. 

    Roasted sweet potato and butternut squash with feta cheese
Recipe Notes

I sometimes also add some red onion slices to it.

Be careful with the salt usage as the feta cheese is quite salty.Roasted sweet potato and butternut squash with feta cheese

Another recipe to try if you liked this one: Vegan Paneer And Butternut Squash Curry

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12 comments

Kate May 8, 2018 - 10:49 am

5 stars
What a lovely dish! Roasted sweet potato is so good and sounds perfect with the feta and herbs.

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eva.katona@yahoo.com May 8, 2018 - 8:05 pm

Thanks so much! It’s such an easy to prepare dish too.

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Alex Gladwin May 8, 2018 - 3:30 pm

Oh my goodness, this looks absolutely amazing! xx

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eva.katona@yahoo.com May 8, 2018 - 8:03 pm

Thanks so much xx

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Rebecca | AAUBlog May 8, 2018 - 5:12 pm

5 stars
I have recently turned vegetarian so this is right up my street – it looks and sounds incredible. I love feta!

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eva.katona@yahoo.com May 8, 2018 - 8:02 pm

Oh so glad you like the sound of it!

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Stephanie Merry May 8, 2018 - 8:53 pm

What a beautiful looking dish! I’m a bit obsessed with sweet potato at the moment, so I’ll have to give this a go x

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Rhian Westbury May 9, 2018 - 5:51 am

Ohh I’d definitely add halloumi to this, I love sweet potato x

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Mellissa Williams May 9, 2018 - 9:27 am

5 stars
That looks really delicious, I love Feta cheese and the pistachios add a lovely crunch. My husband would enjoy this

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Kaz | Ickle Pickles Life and Travels May 9, 2018 - 11:07 am

5 stars
This looks delicious – I absolutely love sweet potato and butternut squash. Kaz

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Fatima May 9, 2018 - 10:38 pm

I really enjoy having feta cheese because of the taste. This is a great recipe. I should definitely try thos out

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Linda Hobbis May 11, 2018 - 8:34 am

Butternut squash and feta go so well together, don’t they. This looks delicious.

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