Sweet and Tasty, Roasted Delicata Squash Recipe

Delicata squash is my all time favorite squash, and it's only available in October in the Northeast. I just stocked up on delicata squash at Trader Joe's and I'm in heaven!

It's chock full of goodness with loads of vitamin A and C, it's fat free, cholesterol free and sodium free. If you're a vegan or a vegetarian it's a great source of essential nutrients and it's SO easy to make. You don't even have to peel the squash, just wash, prep and bake.

When picking your squash make sure it's firm and has an even cream color. A ripe delicata squash will be yellow with green striations on its rind. This recipe is easy! The only other ingredients are olive oil and salt. I use Trader Joe's Pink Himalayan Salt.

Here's my go to recipe for this golden goodness . . .

Sweet and Tasty, Roasted Delicata Squash
Serves 4
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
25 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
25 min
40 calories
10 g
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0 g
1 g
0 g
116 g
43 g
3 g
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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per Serving
Calories 40
Calories from Fat 2
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 43mg
Total Carbohydrates 10g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 3g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  1. 4 cups Delicata Squash (2 medium)
  2. Olive Oil
  3. Trader Joe's Himalayan Pink Salt
  1. Take a cookie sheet, line it with aluminum foil and spray olive oil.
  2. Wash your squash, cut off ends and slice into rings. Remove the seeds.
  3. Place delicata squash rings on cookie sheet. Sprinkle with olive oil and Himalayan Pink Salt
  4. Bake for 10 minutes on one side, then flip delicata squash rings and cook other side for 10 minutes.
  5. Serve with your favorite greens.
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