Roasted Kabocha Squash

 

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 60 minutes

Yields: 4 people

 

Ingredients:

 

1 whole kabocha

 

Directions:

 

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

  • Scrub the squash. Cut in half and scoop out the seeds.

  • Place halves on a lightly oiled baking dish and cover, baking for 45 minutes.

  • Uncover and bake for 15 more minutes.

 

Notes:

 

The skin of the squash is packed with great nourishment and can be eaten when baked. If you do not want the skin, peel the squash and cut into cubes. Sprinkle your favorite spice on the squash before baking such as cinnamon, thyme, rosemary, curry, cumin or sage.