Staffords Apple Jelly Glazed Butternut

December 12, 2022

Try this delicious apple jelly glazed butternut with extraordinary flavours for festive times. 

Serves 6-8


  • 2 medium butternut, cut into wedges and seeded
  • 6 Tbsp Staffords Apple Jelly
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Olive oil, for brushing
  • 100g pecan nuts
  • 250g streaky bacon
  • 20g fresh sage


Preheat oven to 200˚C.

Line a baking tray with baking paper. Brush it with a little olive oil.

Place sliced butternut onto prepared tray.

Place apple jelly and butter in a small saucepan. Place over medium heat. Stir until melted and combined, remove from the heat.

Brush some of the apple jelly glaze over the butternut.

Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Roast for 20-30 minutes or until tender, brushing with the glaze every 10 minutes.

Toast pecan nuts in a dry pan until lightly toasted.

Roughly chop and set aside.

Cook the bacon in a large frying pan until golden brown and crisp.

Drain on paper towel.

In the residual bacon fat, fry the sage until crispy and place on paper towel.

When the glazed butternut is tender remove from the oven.

Place butternut on a serving platter and top with pecans, crispy bacon and sage.

Serve warm.

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