Roasted Kabocha Squash

Prep Time:  5 minutesJapanese pumpkin group on background

Cooking Time: 60 minutes
Yields:  4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 whole kabocha

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Scrub the squash. Cut in half and scoop out the seeds.
  3. Place halves on a lightly oiled baking dish and cover, baking for 45 minutes.
  4. 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.