Delicata Tahini Squash

Delicata Tahini Squash


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


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

Posted on

November 9, 2014


  1. Teknisi

    This recipe is SUPERB! I’ve never made any sort of Asian tmehed dish before so this was slightly nervous but it was positively delicious. I’ve now made it three separate times and all of my friends have been impressed and asking for the recipe. Thank you so much for this fantastic addition to my cooking repertoire!

    • Joanne Schneider

      I’m delighted that you are enjoying it! Check out some of the others on the website too! and thank you for letting me know 🙂


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