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Old 11-04-2012, 01:53 PM   #1
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Gem Squash with Sweetcorn and Cheese TNT

This is an old South African Favourite and one of the dishes most missed buy those of us who immigrate.
The recipe is super easy but very delicious

Stuffed Gem Squash (also known as Rolet Squash in some parts of the world)

4 Gem Squash halved
1 tin of creamstyle sweetcorn (creamed corn)
1 cup of grated gouda or mild cheddar
butter
sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
Sweet paprika

Steam the halved squash till tender, remove seeds. Place in a large baking dish or tray. Season lightly with salt and black pepper, add half a tsp of butter to each squash. Fill with creamstyle sweetcorn (not too full). Top with grated cheese and lightly sprinkle with paprika. Place under your ovens grill till cheese is melting and golden.
Serve alongside any BBQ meat, a nice grilled steak or even a nice salad.

Just incase the SA lingo is somewhat different to what ingredients are called in America I have added pictures too

Gem Squash


Creamstyle Sweetcorn


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This recipe also works well with small butternut squash or any other small pumpkins :)

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This recipe also works well with small butternut squash or any other small pumpkins :)

This looks wonderful. I found buttnut squash on sale here for just 99 cents each I'll get a couple and try you recipe. Thanks Odette
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This looks wonderful. I found buttnut squash on sale here for just 99 cents each I'll get a couple and try you recipe. Thanks Odette
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Looks like I'll be making Stuffed Gem Squash to take to my friends house tonight too. She saw them yesterday when they came for coffee and asked if I'll make some.
So much for my night off lol!
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I don't usually eat canned vegetables and can't remember the last time ate creamed corn but those look really good!!

They still have squash at the farmers market ....

I think I'll be making this soon!

Tnx!
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Looks great!
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I don't usually eat canned vegetables and can't remember the last time ate creamed corn but those look really good!!

They still have squash at the farmers market ....

I think I'll be making this soon!

Tnx!
I don't like canned veg either but this is a winner! Popular with kids and grown ups alike. I made 12 squash halves and we were 3 small kids and 3 adults at dinner tonight. They asked for more after it was all gone. Really hope you like it
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I don't have a veggie steamer. How do you steam your squash halves? Can I bake them instead?
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Gem Squash with Sweetcorn and Cheese TNT This is an old South African Favourite and one of the dishes most missed buy those of us who immigrate. The recipe is super easy but very delicious :yum: Stuffed Gem Squash (also known as Rolet Squash in some parts of the world) 4 Gem Squash halved 1 tin of creamstyle sweetcorn (creamed corn) 1 cup of grated gouda or mild cheddar butter sea salt and freshly ground black pepper Sweet paprika Steam the halved squash till tender, remove seeds. Place in a large baking dish or tray. Season lightly with salt and black pepper, add half a tsp of butter to each squash. Fill with creamstyle sweetcorn (not too full). Top with grated cheese and lightly sprinkle with paprika. Place under your ovens grill till cheese is melting and golden. Serve alongside any BBQ meat, a nice grilled steak or even a nice salad. Just incase the SA lingo is somewhat different to what ingredients are called in America I have added pictures too :smile: Gem Squash [IMG]http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/d/d5/South_African_Gem_Squash.JPG[/IMG] Creamstyle Sweetcorn [IMG]http://africashop.com.au/shop/images/uploads/P4104559a.jpg[/IMG] 3 stars 1 reviews
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