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Roasted Crookneck Squash (Vegan, Gluten Free)

One of my favorite crookneck squash recipes: roasted simply with olive oil and spices! This squash is easy, delicious, and full of flavor.  A great recipe for crookneck squash, summer squash, Italian yellow squash, or any variety!

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This year we grew crookneck squash in our garden, and it really thrived! We got so many of these vibrant yellow curved squashes and couldn’t wait to cook them. I considered using them in a few different recipes: veggie curry,  in a summer vegetable soup, or in a stir fry.  I decided on simply roasting them with some salt and pepper, and their sweet flavor was able to shine!

This Roasted Crookneck Squash Recipe Is:

  • Earthy
  • Sweet
  • Full of Flavor
  • Healthy
  • Simple
  • Vegan, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Paleo, Whole30 approved!

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This is one of my favorite crookneck squash recipes! The one thing I learned about picking crookneck squash is to pick it early.  The most tender squshes are ripe at about 6-8 inches in length.  I waited for one to get to about 12 inches, and the skin was a little tough.  The smaller they are, the softer they will be!

What’s In This Roast Crook Neck Squash Recipe?

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How Do I Make Roasted Crook Neck Squash Recipe?

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. On a sheetpan, toss the squash, olive oil, salt, and pepper, until the squash is completely coated.
  2. Lie out the squash on the sheet pan in a single layer, making sure the pieces don’t overlap on the pan.
  3. Roast for 30 minutes, flipping halfway during cooking.

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Roasted Crookneck Squash (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Kelly Jensen
One of my favorite crookneck squash recipes: roasted simply with olive oil and spices! This squash is easy, delicious, and full of flavor.  A great recipe for crookneck squash, summer squash, Italian yellow squash, or any variety!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 3 small 6 to 8 inch long Crookneck Squash, sliced into thin 1 inch rounds or cut into half moons
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Himalayan sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. On a sheetpan, toss the squash, olive oil, salt, and pepper, until the squash is completely coated.
  • Lie out the squash on the sheet pan in a single layer, making sure the pieces don't overlap on the pan.
  • Roast for 30 minutes, flipping halfway during cooking.
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