Brown Butter Roasted Delicata Squash

Brown Butter Roasted Delicata Squash

Celebrate the season with this delicious Brown Butter Roasted Delicata Squash recipe, featuring delicata squash, sage, cranberries and pecans!



1 hour, 30 mins

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  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 5 delicata squash, cut into rounds 3/8-inch thick, seeds removed
  • 1 tablespoon O Organics® maple syrup
  • pinch red pepper flakes or Aleppo pepper
  • 3⁄4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • sunflower or other neutral oil, for frying sage
  • handful of sage leaves
  • squeeze of lemon or drizzle balsamic vinegar or balsamic reduction
  • 1 cup Open Nature® pecans, toasted and broken into halves or quarters
  • 1⁄2 cup O Organics® dried cranberries

Cooking Instructions

Step 1

Simmer the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat until golden and fragrant, 3-5 minutes.

Step 2

Place prepared delicata squash in a baking dish, toss with brown butter, maple syrup, pepper flakes, salt and pepper.

Step 3

Cover and roast in a 425° oven for 30 minutes, then uncover and cook until golden and tender, 30-45 more minutes.

Step 4

Meanwhile, heat a film of sunflower oil in a medium skillet, add sage leaves, and fry until crisp. Remove and drain on paper towels.

All recipe ingredients should be cooked to a safe internal temperature according to USDA guidelines. After preparing a recipe, please store any leftovers in the refrigerator.