Roasted Kabocha Squash

Prep time:

5 minutes

Prep notes:

Cooking time:

60 minutes


4 people


  • 1 whole kabocha


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Scrub the squash. Cut in half and scoop out the seeds.
  • Place halves on a lightly oiled baking dish and cover, baking for 45 minutes.
  • Uncover and bake for 15 more minutes.


    • 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.