Delicata Tahini Squash

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes

Yields: 4 people



  • 2 delicata squashes (about 7 inches long)

  • 3 tablespoons tahini

  • 1 tablespoon tamari

  • Pinch of cayenne (optional)

  • 1 tablespoon water

  • Black pepper



  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

  2. Slice squash in circular discs about 1/8 inch thick, leaving seeds.

  3. In a small bowl mix tahini, tamari, cayenne and water, adding a bit of water to get a creamy consistency.

  4. In a large bowl, mix squash slices in sauce until each piece is coated.

  5. Place on a non-stick baking sheet, sprinkle with pepper and place in the oven for 15 minutes.

  6. Flip pieces and bake another 15 minutes, or until the squash is soft and tender.