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Parmesan Crusted Delicata Squash

December 7, 2020

by Katie Woodford

Parmesan Crusted Delicata Squash

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Author: Staff

Skill Level: Easy

Cuisine: American

Servings: 4


  • 2 delicata squash, washed and dried
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1/2 tsp lemon zest

Do you have a favorite winter squash? Learn how to cook delicata squash with this easy and comforting recipe. No peeling necessary!

How to Make Parmesan Crusted Delicata Squash

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Cut ends of the squash off to create two flat edges. Slice the squash in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds with a spoon. Cut into 1/4 inch thick slices (half circles) and place them in a large bowl.
  3. Drizzle the slices with olive oil and sprinkle salt and black pepper, tossing well to coat.
  4. In a bowl combine garlic, parmesan, parsley, thyme and lemon zest.
  5. On a lightly oil-coated baking sheet spread slices in single layer. Pour the parmesan mixture over the squash.
  6. Roast until soft and golden brown, about 25 minutes. Enjoy immediately.