Prep time: 5 minutes

Prep notes: Cooking time: 60 minutes

Yields: 4 people

Ingredients: 

  • 1 whole kabocha

Directions: 

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

Notes: 

  • 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.

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