Roasted Butternut Squash with Yogurt and Curried Pepitas
Breville Test Kitchen

Breville Test Kitchen

Roasted Butternut Squash with Yogurt and Curried Pepitas

So simple and yet so tasty, roasting this wonderful winter vegetable brings out the naturally sweet and slightly nutty taste of the squash. It’s served topped with yogurt and curried pepitas for a delicious side dish.
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1 hr 15 mins total time

15 mins active time


Serves 4



  • butternut squash icon
    3 lb butternut squash

    peeled, seeded, cut into 2-inch pieces

  • olive oil icon
    ¼ cup (2 fl oz) olive oil


  • kosher salt icon
    1½ tsp kosher salt


  • cracked black pepper icon
    ½ tsp cracked black pepper
  • pepitas (pumpkin seeds) icon
    ⅓ cup (1¾ oz) pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
  • curry powder icon
    1 tsp curry powder
  • plain Greek-style yogurt icon
    ¾ cup (6 oz) plain Greek-style yogurt


  • 1Insert the wire rack into position 6. Set the oven to Roast, Super Convection, 375°F, for 55 minutes and press Start to preheat. Meanwhile, continue to the next step.
  • 2Toss the squash with the oil, salt and pepper and place in a single layer in the roasting pan.
  • 3Once preheated, place the pan in the oven and cook for 55 minutes. Meanwhile, make the curried pepitas.
  • 4Place a small saucepan over high heat and add the oil. When it begins to smoke add the pepitas and fry until they start to pop. Add the curry powder and salt. Stir and immediately remove from the heat so the pepitas do not burn.
  • 5The squash should feel tender when inserted with a knife. If not, cook it a little longer.
  • 6Spoon over the yogurt and top with the curried pepitas. Serve warm.
Side dish/Accompaniment

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