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Maple bacon squash

Maple bacon squash


Our Thanksgiving-inspired side is sweet, sticky and salty - a tasty addition to your roast dinner

  • Feeds 2 Feeds 2
  • Ready in 35 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    1205kj 289kcal
  • Fat
    Med 27%
  • Saturates
    Med 22%
  • Sugar
    Med 27%
  • Salt
    Med 27%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 19g


  • 1/2 butternut squash, peeled, seeds removed and cut into wedges
  • 1tbsp Co-op olive oil
  • 3 rashers Co-op streaky bacon, roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 20g pecan nuts, roughly chopped


  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/Gas 6
  2. Put the butternut squash wedges on a baking tray, drizzle over a bit of olive oil and toss together
  3. Scatter over the bacon pieces and bake for 20 mins
  4. Drain off any excess oil and add the syrup and nuts
  5. Toss together and bake for 7-8 mins more, until the squash has caramelised and the pecans are toasted