Winter squash becomes tender and sweeter when roasted – a delicious side for a holiday dinner. Look for interesting squash like kabocha or hubbard at your farmers market. Frozen Ontario garlic cloves – fresher than you think.
A delicious side for a holiday dinner. Look for interesting squash like kabocha or hubbard at your farmer's market. Frozen Ontario garlic cloves - fresher than you think.
- Winter squash - 5 lbs peeled, seeded and cut in 1
- Olive oil - 2 tbsp
- salt - 1 1/2 tsp
- black pepper - 1/4 tsp
- Fresh Frozen Ontario Garlic Cloves - 3 cloves minced or grated
- Garlicky Italian Seasoning - 2 tbsp
- Butter - 1 tbsp
Preheat oven to 375F
Toss squash with 4 tsp oil, salt and pepper. Spread evenly on a large baking sheet. Roast, stirring occasionally, until tender throughout and lightly browned, 30-45 minutes (depending on variety of squash).
Heat butter and remaining 2 tsp oil in a small skillet over low-medium heat. Add garlic and Garlicky Italian Seasoning.
Toss cooked squash and seasoning together. Taste, adjust the seasoning and serve.
MAKE AHEAD TIP: Cut squash up 1 day ahead; store airtight in the refrigerator.