Roasted Delicata Squash with Spiced Nut Crunch

About recipe

This high fiber recipe combines sweet squash, warm spices, and crunchy nuts to make a unique side dish. The spiced nut crunch recipe will make more than you need for the squash. You can use leftovers to top roasted vegetables, yogurt, or hot cereal.

Photo by Stacy Spensley

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 1 1/2 pound delicata squash, peeled and sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons spiced nut crunch


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Toss squash with 1 tablespoon olive oil and spread onto baking sheet. Roast 20—30 minutes until squash is tender but not mushy.
  3. Combine remaining olive oil, lemon juice, dried spices, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add squash and toss to coat.
  4. Top with cilantro and spiced nut crunch

Nutritional information

This information is per serving.

  • Calories200
  • Total fat13 g
  • Saturated fat1.5 g
  • Cholesterol5 mg
  • Protein3 g
  • Sodium170 mg
  • Postassium671 g
  • Fiber7 g
  • Total Carbohydrate23 g
  • Sugars1 g
  • Calcium72 g
  • Iron2 g
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