Grilled Butternut Squash Recipe | PBS Food

by Chef Michel Nischan Thinly-sliced butternut squash is grilled to preserve the sweetness of its flavor

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  • 1 butternut squash
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Sea or kosher salt
  • Fresh milled pepper
  • Fresh herbs for garnish (such as rosemary thyme, or savory)


  1. Peel the squash and cut in half lengthwise. Remove seeds and cut squash top to bottom into long thin slices about 1/4-inch thick.
  2. Brush slices with extra virgin olive oil, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and place on a hot grill for 3 minutes. Turn slices over and grill for another 2 minutes.
  3. Plate the squash slices and top with sliced roasted lamb or grilled sliced beef. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and garnish with fresh herb stems.


This segment appears in show #3207.

Recipe courtesy of Michel Nischan

© 2007 Michel Nischan

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