This delicious risotto-like filling combination is slow roasted in the squash to make a wonderful supper dish. Perfect for vegetarians and also for meat eater too. Butternut squash is a versatile vegetable that is packed full of nutrition. It is loaded with vitamin A – 1 cup of cooked squash has 457% of the recommended daily allowance. It is also a good source of fibre, magnesium and potassium. Also, like most other veggies, it is low in fat, sodium and is cholesterol-free.