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Simple Roasted Squash Recipe

This simple roasted squash recipe is delicious way to enjoy the best of Fall season; Squash! Easily adaptable to any variety of squash, this recipe will pair well with any main dish and its a great topping to salads!
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: How to Cut Squash, How to Roast Squash, Roasted Squash, Simple Squash Recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Silvia Dunnirvine


  • 1 Acorn, carnival butternut or delicata squash
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp sea salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp dried herb mix such as italian, oregano, thyme


  • Pre-heat oven to 400F degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or spray with cooking oil
  • Wash squash skin thoroughly. Slice in round, then slice round in half. Season with oil, salt, pepper, paprika and herbs and place in baking sheet
  • Roast for approximately 40-45 minutes or until edges start to turn golden brown. Garnish with fresh herbs and serve


Calories: 74kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 374mg | Fiber: 2g | Vitamin A: 395IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 1mg