Roasted Winter Squash Purée with Blue Cheese

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Cheese Obsession

By Georgeanne Brennan

Published 2013

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As soon as it is in season, I start to cook with winter squash, which can be paired with countless different seasonings and ingredients, from sweet to savory. I’ve found that adding a mild blue cheese, such as Fourme d’Ambert, brings out the earthy-sweetness of the squash.


  • 2 lb (1 kg) winter squash, such as butternut or acorn, or Sugar Pie pumpkin
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Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Halve the squash, discarding the seeds and fibers. Place the squash pieces on a rimmed baking sheet and drizzle with 1 tablespoon of the olive oil. Turn t