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Honey Roasted Squash with Burrata and Pumpkin Seed Dukkah on a brown plate with a gold spoon
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Honey Roasted Squash with Dukkah + Burrata

Warm honey-roasted fall squash with creamy burrata cheese and a sprinkle of smokey and salty pumpkin seed dukkah!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Italian
Servings: 4


  • 3 Squash: Delicata or Acorn
  • 3 tbsp honey plus a little extra for drizzling
  • 3 tbsp olive oil plus a little extra for drizzling
  • salt and pepper
  • 8 oz burrata


  • 3/4 c pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 c sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 2 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Cut the squash in half, and scrape out the seeds with a spoon. Cut each squash into 4-6 wedges. In a large bowl toss the squash pieces with the olive oil, honey, salt, and pepper then arrange them cut side up on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Roast for 30 to 40 minutes, until golden brown, caramelized and tender. Lower the oven temperature to 350.
  • To make the dukkah toast all of the seeds and spices on a sheet tray for five minutes at 350 then transfer to a food processor or blender and pulse 2-3 times just to break up the larger pieces and release the flavor of the spices. The dukkah should remain fairly coarse.
  • Arrange the roasted squash on a platter. Drizzle with olive oil and a little bit of honey then sprinkle generously with the dukkah. Tear the burrata and place it around the squash. Enjoy immediately!


What is Dukkah?
Dukkah is an Egyptian condiment made up of toasted nuts, spices, and seeds. Traditionally dukkah is eaten as an appetizer with bread and olive oil. It can also be used to season vegetables, salads, fish or grains.