Delicious Roasted Squash Recipe

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Delicious Roasted Squash Recipe
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
60mins
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Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 30, 2023

This roasted squash recipe is a perfect side dish for any meal. The squash is roasted to perfection, bringing out its natural sweetness and adding a hint of caramelization. It is a simple and healthy dish that can be enjoyed by all. The roasting process intensifies the flavor and gives the squash a slightly nutty taste. Serve it alongside roasted chicken or grilled steak for a wholesome and satisfying meal.

Ingredients

  • 2 medium-sized squash
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Cut the squash in half lengthwise and remove the seeds.
  3. Slice each half into half-inch thick wedges.
  4. In a large bowl, combine the olive oil, salt, black pepper, paprika, dried thyme, and garlic powder. Mix well.
  5. Add the squash wedges to the bowl and toss until they are evenly coated with the seasoned oil.
  6. Arrange the squash wedges in a single layer on a baking sheet.
  7. Place the baking sheet in the preheated oven and roast for 25-30 minutes, or until the squash is tender and golden brown.
  8. Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.
  9. Garnish with fresh thyme leaves, if desired, and serve hot.

Interesting Facts

  • Squash is a versatile vegetable that comes in various shapes and colors, such as butternut squash, acorn squash, and spaghetti squash.
  • Roasting brings out the natural sweetness of the squash and adds a depth of flavor.
  • Squash is high in antioxidants and vitamins, making it a nutritious addition to any meal.