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Roasted Red Onions and Delicata Squash

Thin-skinned delicata squash has an edible peel, helping this side come together quickly.

Cooking Light OCTOBER 2013

  • Yield: Serves 6 (serving size: about 1 cup)
  • Hands-on:5 Minutes
  • Total:30 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 2 (12-ounce) delicata squashes, halved lengthwise, seeded, and cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 (1-pound) red onion, cut into 12 wedges
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • Cooking spray
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

Preparation

1. Place a baking sheet in oven. Preheat oven to 475° (leave pan in oven).

2. Combine first 5 ingre­dients in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add squash and onion; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle vegetable mixture with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Carefully remove preheated pan from oven; coat pan with cooking spray. Arrange vegetable mixture in a single layer on pan. Bake at 475° for 20 minutes or until tender, turning once. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and chopped parsley.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 120
  • Fat: 3.6g
  • Saturated fat: 1.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.3g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 22.7g
  • Fiber: 3.2g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Iron: 1.2mg
  • Sodium: 205mg
  • Calcium: 63mg
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