Baked Delicata Squash with Lime Butter Recipe


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Delicata squash is my favorite squash! Also called Peanut squash and Bohemian squash. This is one of the tastier winter squashes, with creamy pulp that tastes a bit like corn and sweet potatoes. Very delicate taste and so delicious. You can even eat the skins of this squash.

Delicata Squash

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Baked Delicata Squash with Lime Butter Recipe:

Recipe Type: Squash
Yields: 4 servings
Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 30 min


Ingredients:

2 (3/4 pound each) delicata squash
4 tablespoons butter, room temperature or softened (not melted)
1 tablespoon fresh-squeezed lime juice
1/2 to 1 teaspoon chili powder, or to taste
Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


Preparation:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Cut squash in half lengthwise and remove fibers and seeds.

Place cut-side down in a glass baking dish and add water to the dish to a depth of 1/4 inch.

Bake 30 minutes or until squash is soft but not mushy. Remove from oven.

In a small bowl, combine butter, lime juice, and chili powder; stir until well blended. Season with salt and pepper. Spoon the butter mixture into baked squash cavities and serve hot.

Makes 4 Servings.

 

 



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