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Oven Roasted Delicata Squash


Easy oven-roasted delicata squash recipe is a perfect basic recipe to make ahead as part of for meal prep. Once cooked the squash could be used in many dishes throughout the week, such as salads, pizza toppings, warm bowls, stir-fries.

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sliced baked delicata squash

Delicata squash is the perfect squash to enjoy the fall season. The flavor of this squash is sweet and nutty and the skin is edible so no peeling is needed. It looks festive and will complement many dishes.

Key Ingredients

three delicata squash

How to Cook Delicata Squash

1. Preheat oven to 425F degrees. Gather the ingredients. Wash, scrub and dry the squash. Since the skin will be edible, it’s important to remove the sticky labels completely if present. Cut the ends off, slice in circles.

delicata squash sliced in circles

2. Then slice each circle in a half-moon shape and remove the seeds with the knife or the spoon. Prepare a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Add squash, drizzle with olive oil, mix well, so all pieces are coated in oil.

delicata squash sliced into half moon shape

3. Bake for 20 minutes on the top shelf till lightly brown and soft. Enjoy in salads or as topping in other dishes.

Baked delicata squash slices on the sheet pan

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Can you eat the skin of a delicata squash?

Yes! Once squash is roasted, the skin is delicious.

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sliced baked delicata squash

Oven Roasted Delicata Squash

Natalia-Flavorful Home
Easy oven roasted delicata squash recipe is a perfect basic recipe to make ahead as part of for meal prep. Once cooked the squash could be used in many dishes throughout the week, such as salads, pizza toppings, warm bowls, stir-fries. The flavor of this squash is sweet and nutty and the skin is edible.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 177 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3 delicata squash medium
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 425F degrees. Gather the ingredients.
  • Wash, scrub, and dry the squash. The skin will be edible, so it’s important to remove the sticky labels completely if present. Cut the ends off, slice in circles.
  • Then slice each circle in a half-moon shape and remove the seeds with the knife or the spoon.
  • Prepare a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Add squash, drizzle with olive oil, mix well, so all pieces are coated in oil.
  • Bake for 20 minutes on the top shelf till lightly brown and soft.
  • Enjoy in salads or as topping in other dishes.

Nutrition

Calories: 177kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 3gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 14mgPotassium: 1189mgFiber: 5gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 4644IUVitamin C: 42mgCalcium: 95mgIron: 2mg
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Natalia is a recipe developer, food photographer, and home cook. She started Flavorful Home to document easy real food recipes perfect for busy families. She loves creating flavorful and nutritious meals while keeping the cooking process simple and joyful!

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