Stuffed Delicata Squash
By: annick December 02, 2010

The original recipe is vegetarian and with a slight bit of adaptation, you could even make this dish vegan.

Delicata squashes are instantly recognizable by their pale yellow skin and green striations. The taste is somewhere is mild, and like most winter squash, it is a bit sweet. Delicata squash is full of potassium, iron, Vitamins A and C.

Method of cooking delicata squash is just to slice it, remove the seeds, and brush with melted butter and a bit of brown sugar before roasting. 


2 medium Delicata squash

Salt and pepper

Lightly flavored oil of your choice

2-3 cloves of garlic, minced10 oz white beans, cooked

1 bunch of kale, destemmed and torn into chunks

1 Tbsp sage leaves, minced

4 Tbsp breadcrumbs

1/4 cup Parmesan cheese


Prepare the Squash

1. Preheat the oven to 350.

2. Cut the squash in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds.

3. Brush your oil over the insides of the squash and season with salt and pepper.

4. Bake in the oven until just tender (make sure they aren’t so soft they are falling apart).

During the last 15 minutes of cooking, assemble the filling.

1. In a large saute pan, heat the oil over medium heat.

2. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute.

3. Turn the heat up to medium-high and add the kale.

4. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring constantly.

5. Turn the heat back down to medium and add the white beans and sage.

6. Season with salt and pepper and set aside until the squash is done.

Stuff the squash

1. Remove the squash from the oven.

2. Fill with the kale and white bean mixture.

3. Mix the Parmesan and bread crumbs together and top the stuffed squash with the mixture.

4. Bake for another 10 minutes, or until the Parmesan is melted and the stuffing is heated through.

5. Serve and enjoy.

Servings: 4
Main Ingredient: Delicata Squash
Categories: main course,