Delicata Tahini Squash

Prep Time

5 minutes


Cooking Time

30 minutes



4 people



  • 2 delicata squashes (about 7 inches long) 
  • 3 tablespoons tahini 
  • 1 tablespoon tamari Pinch of cayenne (optional) 
  • 1 tablespoon water Black pepper 



  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. 
  2. Slice squash in circular discs about 1/8 inch thick, leaving seeds. 
  3. In a small bowl mix tahini, tamari, cayenne and water, adding a bit of water to get a creamy consistency. 
  4. In a large bowl, mix squash slices in sauce until each piece is coated. 
  5. Place on a non-stick baking sheet, sprinkle with pepper and place in the oven for 15 minutes. 
  6.  Flip pieces and bake another 15 minutes, or until the squash is soft and tender.