Baked Delicata Squash

Delicata Squash

How to re-create this recipe:


(Serves 2-4)

  • 1 Delicata Squash
  • Good quality Olive Oil
  • Salt and Black Pepper

Putting it together:

  1. Pre-heat your oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit and line a sheet tray with parchment paper.
  2. Rinse off the Squash and dry it. Using a sharp knife, slice the Delicata Squash into about 1/2 inch width slices. Taking a small spoon (preferably a grapefruit spoon), core the center of the slices out in a circular motion to remove the seeds and  pulp.
  3. Lay them on your sheet tray, drizzle the Olive Oil all over them and season with Salt and Black Pepper.
  4. Bake in the oven for about 15 minutes. After 15 minutes turn each of them over and bake for an additional 5 minutes.

Nourishment for your body: Delicata Squash is a type of Winter Squash. It is good for you because it’s high in fiber,  vitamins A and C, low in carbs, contains Calcium, Potassium, and Folate.

Tips when cooking: This squash has a pleasant texture and it’s flavor is described as a cross between corn and pumpkin.The skin of the Delicata is thin so there is no need to remove it before cooking it. It’s perfectly edible. Cutting it this way makes for a beautiful presentation because the slices are reminiscent of flower petals. It is delicious both at room temperature and served hot.

Delicata squash whole

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