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Roasted Delicata Squash

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"You don't have to peel delicata squash to make these roasted squash slices. Serve warm as a side dish, or at room temp as a snack with a spicy aioli dipping sauce."
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27 m servings 180
Original recipe yields 2 servings


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  1. Place squash halves cut side down on a cutting board. Slice into 3/8-inch slices. Transfer slices to a bowl. Drizzle with olive oil; add salt and cayenne pepper. Toss to coat squash with oil. Watch Now
  2. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat.
  3. Arrange squash pieces in a single layer on prepared baking sheet. Place in preheated oven until bottom of slices is browned and squash is tender, 12 to 18 minutes. Watch Now


  • Chef's Note:
  • Bake times will vary depending on the thickness of the squash slices.
  • My "Pumpkin Spice Aioli" was mayonnaise seasoned with garam masala, turmeric, and hot paprika to taste.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 180 calories; 7.1 31.3 2.4 0 1172 Full nutrition

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I'm usually not a big fan of winter squash, though I recently turned to roasting some diced butternut and enjoyed it. I'd never had Delicatas, and after seeing this method I had to try it. These...

This was easy and very good. I was out of cayenne, so I made it with the olive oil, pepper and ground ginger. Everyone liked it. I will definitely make it again.

This is an incredible, and incredibly simple, recipe. I made this for family dinner and everyone loved it, from the toddlers to the seniors. Roasting these crisp makes them a lot like french fri...

I added a touch more cayenne, and really loaded the spice into the mayo dip, and we couldn't stop snacking on these. I think these will be excellent appetizers during the holidays, too!