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Roasted Delicata Squash with Turmeric

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These are the perfect balance of savory and sweet, and fuss-free because you don’t have to peel the skin of the Delicate squash, so it’s pretty easy to prepare.

These are the perfect balance of savory and sweet, and fuss-free because you don’t have to peel the skin of the Delicate squash, so it’s pretty easy to prepare.Roasted Delicata Squash with Turmeric

Roasting Delicata brings out the flavor which makes a great Fall side dish with just about everything from chicken, to roasts and chops. You may also like Parmesan Crusted Delicata Squash, Chicken Sausage and Mushroom Stuffed Delicata Squash and Roasted Squash Medley.

These are the perfect balance of savory and sweet, and fuss-free because you don’t have to peel the skin of the Delicate squash, so it’s pretty easy to prepare.

I’ve been picking them up from Trader Joe’s but also see them in my supermarket. They have a shorter season than butternut so enjoy them before it’s too late! You can season them any way you wish, but I love any excuse to get more turmeric in my diet because of it’s health benefits and the flavor is wonderful.

You can find some easy tips here for cutting and peeling winter squash.

These are the perfect balance of savory and sweet, and fuss-free because you don’t have to peel the skin of the Delicate squash, so it’s pretty easy to prepare.

Roasted Delicata Squash with Turmeric

5 from 6 votes
2
Cals:126
Protein:2
Carbs:21
Fat:5
These are the perfect balance of savory and sweet, and fuss-free because you don’t have to peel the skin of the Delicate squash, so it’s pretty easy to prepare.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
These are the perfect balance of savory and sweet, and fuss-free because you don’t have to peel the skin of the Delicate squash, so it’s pretty easy to prepare.
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 30 mins
Yield: 4 Servings
Serving Size: 1 /2 cup (1/2 squash)

Ingredients

  • cooking spray
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 delicata squash about 14 oz each, washed and dried
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • fresh black pepper to taste
  • chopped fresh cilantro for garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Lightly spray 2 large nonstick baking sheets with oil.
  • Slice the squash in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds with a spoon. Slice the seeded halves into 1/4-inch thick slices (half circles) and place them in a large bowl.
  • Drizzle the olive oil, salt, turmeric, garlic powder and black pepper, tossing toss well to coat. Lay flat on the prepared baking sheets and bake in the center of the oven until golden brown, about 10 to 14 minutes on each side. Remove from oven and top with fresh cilantro and eat right away.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1 /2 cup (1/2 squash), Calories: 126 kcal, Carbohydrates: 21 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 0.7 g, Sodium: 219 mg, Fiber: 6 g

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These are the perfect balance of savory and sweet, and fuss-free because you don’t have to peel the skin of the Delicate squash, so it’s pretty easy to prepare.

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36 comments on “Roasted Delicata Squash with Turmeric”

  1. I made this last night and me and the bf gobbled it right up! Super easy and delish, I really enjoyed the addition of fresh cilantro with it. I paired it with a lentil quinoa salad with cranberry and pepitas. It made a wonderful light dinner!

  2. Made this tonight. Had never had Delicata Squash before but saw others commenting on it on the Facebook feed. It was fantastic! So tasty. Thanks for the great addition to my recipes!

  3. A Double Gina! Tonight I did this recipe with the toasted sesame seed chicken tenders, all in the oven at the same time and temp, PERFECT supper!