With it being fall, we love roasting everything we can. My family and I recently fell in love with delicata squash. I mean, to the point where I was eating it for breakfast and my seven year old was asking for it during snack time.
Here’s why we love it:
💛Easy to prep: Just scrub well, cut in half lengthwise, scoop out sides, then slice into half moon shapes. No peeling needed!
💛Spices make it better: after tossing with avocado oil and salt, you can add whatever spices you’d like. The kids like it with cinnamon. I sprinkled turmeric on my last batch. You could also try Italian seasoning, curry powder, cumin.
💛Easy to roast: Preheat oven to 425. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Roast for approximately 30-40 minutes, flipping pieces halfway through cooking time.
💛Easy to reheat: You can make a large batch, then reheat when needed in the microwave or toaster oven for an easy side dish (or breakfast, or snack, like our family!)
💛Packed with goodness for your body: While one cup of delicata has about 18g of carbohydrates, about one third comes from fiber. It’s also rich in antioxidants, vitamin A, and other nutrients.
Have you had delicata this season? If you haven’t, pick one up and let me know what you think. If you have, share with me your favorite ways to prep delicata!