Delicata Squash

The delicate squash is also called the sweet potato squash, although it differs in appearance: the delicata squash has a light yellow skin and it is striped with green or brown lines. The taste of this plant is similar to sweet potatoes` taste, but it has a more creamy texture. The size of the delicata squash varies from 5 to 9 inches in length and the form is rather long and oval.

Delicata Squash Baked


-1 delicata squash

-1-2 Tbsp. butter

-salt and freshly ground black pepper


Cut off the ends of squash, cut in half lengthwise. Remove the seeds. Leaving the skins on, cut the squash into 1/2-inch wide lengths. Place these on a baking sheet, dot with butter, and sprinkle generously with salt and pepper. Roast at 375 degree F. oven until soft. This is the basic recipe. You can add herbs, spices or honey to it if you wish.