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Delicata squash

The small, oblong Delicata is a single-serving squash. Just cut in half, scoop out the seeds, and roast with a bit olive oil, salt, and pepper, or bake stuffed with the savory filling of your choice. No need to peel; the thin, green-and-gold-striped skin is edible, too. Sweet and creamy, it has earned itself the nickname “sweet potato squash.”

In Season

August, September, October, November, December

Recipes with Delicata squash

Coconut curry

Fall Vegetable Coconut Curry with Fresh Herbs and Fried Shallots

Grace Nguyen, Asian Box

Nutloaf-Stuffed Delicata Squash

Green Gulch Farm

Delicata Squash Salad with Fingerling Potatoes and Pomegranate Seeds

Sam Mogannam, author of Bi-Rite Market’s Eat Good Food

Delicata Squash Salad

From CUESA’s Market Chef, Sarah Henkin.


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