Delicata Spinach Salad

Delicata Spinach Salad

Delicata squash are robustly flavorful and a breeze to prepare, since there’s no peeling needed! Simply slice and saute or bake till tender. They’re a great pair to a hearty green salad using spinach, arugula or kale.


Course Salad


  • 1/2 lb Spinach kale or arugula would also suit this recipe
  • 2 Delicata squash
  • 2 Tbsp Butter, melted
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Your favorite salad dressing


  • Slice the stem and blossom ends off the squash. Slice squash into ½” rings. Using a spoon, scoop out and discard the seeds from each ring.
  • Dip each squash ring in the melted butter, and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Saute squash in a skillet over medium heat or bake at 350º until the squash is tender and starting to brown.
  • Dress spinach with your favorite salad dressing. Top with the squash rings.