Cheese and ham squash bombs

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Cheese and ham squash bombs
Cheese and ham squash bombs

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A natty idea!

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Servings:Serves 2 to 4
Calories per serving:559
Ready in:1 hour 45 minutes
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:1 hour 30 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:17th January 2013

Another recipe inspired by Stefan Gates' The Extraordinary Cookbook. Stefan used hooligan squashes but I've used patti pan squashes because that's what's ready in the garden at the moment. Any small squashes would do.


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the filling

Mise en place

  • Preheat the oven to 200° C (400° F - gas 6), [fan oven 180° C & reduce cooking time by 10 mins per hour]


  1. Wash the squashes, slice off the tops and reserve then scoop out the seeds with a spoon and discard them.
  2. Season the insides with salt and pepper, add a smashed clove of garlic, a sprig of thyme and 1 teaspoon of olive oil to each squash.
  3. Replace the lid and shake well.
  4. Roast for 1 hour
  5. Meanwhile crush the cheese and mix all of the filling ingredients together and season to taste.
  6. After 1 hour, remove the squashes from the oven and discard the garlic and thyme leaves & drain any excess liquid.
  7. Add the filling, replace the tops and roast for a further 30 minutes

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