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How to Cook Delicata Squash (with 4 Flavor Combinations)

  • Author: Katja from Savory Lotus
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 35
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Sides
  • Method: bake
  • Cuisine: American, gluten free

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Ingredients

FOR BASIC RECIPE

  • 2 delicata squash
  • 1 tbsp butter, ghee, or coconut oil
  • salt, to taste

FOR MAPLE SPICE

  • 12 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/4  tsp cinnamon OR chili powder

FOR SAVORY SPICE

  • 1/41/2 tsp chili powder (like this)
  • 1/8 tsp garlic powder (like this)
  • ground pepper, to taste

FOR CURRY SPICE

  • 1/41/2 tsp curry powder (like this)
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon powder
  • ground black pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400’F.  Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Wash and scrub delicate squash.  Cut off both ends, cut down the center (the long way) and scoop out seeds and stringy bits.  Then slice squash into  half circles about 1/4 – 1/2 inches thick.
  3. For basic recipe, in a large bowl, drizzle in 1 tablespoons of fat of choice and salt to taste.  If going for a flavored version, add whatever flavor combo ingredients that you like to the fat and salt.  Mix to thoroughly coat.
  4. Spread squash pieces in a single layer on prepared baking sheet and roast for 20 minutes.  Flip squash with a spatula and roast another 15-20 minutes,  until fork tender and golden brown. Serve and enjoy!!