Smoke my squash

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      1 hr 10

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By Nisha Katona

Published 2017

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Okay, so my squash of preference here is the round, dark green gem squash but you may prefer butternut. The more lacklustre they are in flavour the better. When the brazen smoked chorizo moves in, it becomes flavour karaoke.


  • 4 whole gem squashes or 2 butternut squash
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4.

If you are using gem squash, trim the base of each squash, so that it can stand flat, and slice off the top. Scoop out the seeds and discard them. If you use butternut squash, cut in half lengthways, scoop out the seeds and about 1cm/¾in o