Rosemary Roasted Delicata Squash

Delicata squash is easily recognized by its oblong shape and orange or green stripes. This easy recipe for Rosemary Roasted Delicata Squash tastes like it came from a bygone era when food was delicious, yet simple. The flavor and texture of roasted delicata squash is luxurious, without the need to mask or enhance it with sugars or sauces. A touch of olive oil and a dusting of chopped, fresh rosemary impart a fragrant aroma and allow the natural sweetness of the squash to shine. Serve it with any lean protein, atop winter greens, or as a simple side dish for Thanksgiving — or any meal. If you’ve never cooked delicata squash before, you’re in for a treat – it is one of the easiest winter squashes to work with. As its name suggests, this mild winter squash has a delicate skin that doesn’t require peeling and can even be eaten. Similar in flavor to butternut squash or acorn squash, delicata squash has a creamier texture, which is why many prefer it to its more famous cousins. Try substituting delicata squash in your favorite winter recipes. roasted delicata squash

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Rosemary Roasted Delicata Squash

This easy recipe for Rosemary Roasted Delicata Squash is perfect for fall!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword roasted delicata squash
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 28 minutes
Total Time 43 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 101 kcal
Author Toshi Jones

Ingredients

  • Parchment paper
  • 2 lbs. delicata squash cut in half lengthwise, seeds removed, sliced into ½-inch wedges
  • 1 Tbsp. + 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh rosemary
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt or Himalayan salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.

  2. Line large baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.

  3. Combine squash, oil, rosemary, salt, and pepper in a large bowl; toss gently to blend.

  4. Place squash evenly on prepared baking sheet. Bake for 23 to 28 minutes, turning once, until tender. 

  5. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Rosemary Roasted Delicata Squash
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 101 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 143mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 6g
Protein 2g 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Roasted Rosemary Delicata Squash Recipe

Photographs by Anguel Dimov and Brianne B of Evergreen Kitchen