This yummy side goes great with any dish. Serve delicata halves with any main dish. Yummy!

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

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  • Drizzle olive oil into the bottom of baking dish to coat. Season squash halves with salt and pepper; arrange into baking dish with flesh side down.

  • Bake in preheated oven until a fork easily pierces through the skin and flesh, about 25 minutes. Flip squash halves and roast 5 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts

116 calories; protein 1.7g 3% DV; carbohydrates 22.5g 7% DV; fat 3.6g 6% DV; cholesterolmg; sodium 6.5mg. Full Nutrition

Reviews (14)

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16 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 11
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
11/02/2015
I work as a professional chef, went to school after years of learning in the field. I only have one change to make to this recipe. It works well and is how I roast most squash with similar flesh, as some one else said that the olive oil smoked. You can raise the Flashpoint of olive oil ( don't use extra virgin for cooking ) add canola oil to regular olive oil and you can avoid the smoke and still benefit from the flavor of olive oil. Hope this helps Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
10/23/2013
It didn't dawn on me that olive oil wouldn't be the best to use for this until I noticed the smoke in the house...olive oil doesn't have a high enough smoke point to tolerate 400 degrees for 30 minutes. A butter/olive oil blend would work better and add to the flavor too. Also I should've cooked it longer after flipping the squash because I would've like it a little bit more browned. Other than that-simple and excellent. Delicata has a delicious flavor on its own and a simple recipe like this lets that shine through. Read More
(19)
Rating: 4 stars
08/14/2014
Simple, just how I like my vegetables. I used butter like suggested by another reviewer. Baked it upright, didn't need to be flipped. Turned out perfect. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/26/2014
Simple recipe. Elegant flavor. Yes bake the squash flesh-down and use olive oil (the higher quality the better) but I did turn the oven down to 350ish to reduce smoking. MUST use olive oil for a better roasted/nutty flavor. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/25/2014
Plain and easy and tasty. I used butter instead of olive oil. Read More
(3)
Rating: 5 stars
10/14/2019
Delicata squash is just plain darn tasty. This is my favorite way to have it, no sweetener or other spices needed. Just simple and delicious. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/09/2017
12.02.16 Loved this recipe. I did skin and dice the flesh and then proceeded with the recipe. I have also made the recipe as written but I liked it diced the best. It makes a delicious vegetable to pack in my lunch (I get tired of packing lunches!). I've also used this for acorn squash - same results delicious! Read More
Rating: 4 stars
09/05/2016
Preparing this way really lets the flavor of each individual squash to come through. One doesn't taste exactly like another. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
11/11/2018
Yummy. I would only change one thing. I would add a tap of Tapitio. I had lots of ideas but I love this squash just how it is. Read More