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How to bake delicata squash "healthy fries"

A new spin on the sweet potato fry.

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Buy a delicata squash. They are rich in potassium, iron, and vitamins A & C. Found late summer to fall.

Buy a delicata squash. They are rich in potassium, iron, and vitamins A & C. Found late summer to fall.

Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.

Cut in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds.

Cut in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds.

Slice as thinly as possible.

Slice as thinly as possible.

Toss in a bowl with a light coating of olive oil. Use 1 tablespoon or less.

Toss in a bowl with a light coating of olive oil. Use 1 tablespoon or less.

Add a sprinkle of salt. Add any other spices you fancy--garlic, paprika, curry powder, pepper or cinnamon are all good choices.

Add a sprinkle of salt. Add any other spices you fancy--garlic, paprika, curry powder, pepper or cinnamon are all good choices.

Stir to coat.

Stir to coat.

Place a thin layer of coated slices on a baking sheet or in a baking pan. You may have to split your slices into two batches.

Place a thin layer of coated slices on a baking sheet or in a baking pan. You may have to split your slices into two batches.

Bake at 400 for 15 minutes or until they start to brown.

Bake at 400 for 15 minutes or until they start to brown.

Scoop out with a spatula. Serve warm as a snack or side dish. Enjoy!

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  • 1.0 Delicata squash
  • 1.0Tbsp Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Spices of choice
  • Baking sheet or pan
  • Oven