This Oven Roasted Squash recipe makes a quick and easy side dish! It is a simple way to cook squash with so much flavor!

Roasted squash on a baking sheet on a marble surface.

Summer squash is such a delicious vegetable that goes perfectly with so many main dishes. It makes the perfect side dish for just about anything you’re serving for supper in the summer or anytime. Pair it with baked chicken breast, grilled chicken, or a skillet steak or alongside a hearty salad. I think this squash goes with just about anything!

How to Cook Oven Roasted Squash

Ingredients

Be sure to see the recipe card below for the full listing of ingredients, instructions, notes, and estimated nutritional information.

  • Squash – about 2 pounds of fresh squash
  • Olive oil – enhances the flavor of the squash
  • Stone House Seasoning – my favorite house seasoning blend of salt, pepper, and granulated garlic. I love to keep it on hand to flavor dishes. You can also substitute with salt and black pepper.

Step-by-Step Instructions

Preheat. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

Squash on a baking sheet.

Prepare. Clean the squash well. Slice the squash lengthwise in a uniform thickness of about 1/4 inch.

Photo of squash with olive oil on a baking sheet.

Add olive oil. Place the squash slices on a baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil.

Photo of squash with Stone House Seasoning on a baking sheet pan.

Season the squash. Sprinkle with Stone House Seasoning or just use salt and pepper.

Easy roasted squash on a baking sheet.

Cook. Place in oven and bake for about 15 minutes or until tender.

Photo of baked squash on a sheet pan

Serve. Once squash is done, remove from oven and serve warm.

Storage Tips

To make ahead. Cook and cool. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat and serve.

To freeze. Cool and cool. Store in airtight freezer-safe containers for up to 6 months. Thaw in the refrigerator overnight, reheat, and serve. Note that the texture of the squash may be softer after being frozen.

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Oven Roasted Squash Recipe

5 from 15 votes
This Oven Roasted Squash recipe makes a quick and easy side dish! It is a simple way to cook squash with so much flavor!
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6

Equipment

Ingredients  

  • 2 pounds squash, sliced into 1/4-inch thick slices
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided amongst the squash slices
  • 1 teaspoon Stone House Seasoning, or use 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Clean squash and then slice lengthwise to uniform thickness, about 1/4 of an inch. Place on baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with Stone House Seasoning or salt and pepper. Place in oven and cook until tender, about 15 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and serve warm.

Notes

To make ahead. Cook and cool. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat and serve.
To freeze. Cool and cool. Store in airtight freezer-safe containers for up to 6 months. Thaw in the refrigerator overnight, reheat, and serve. Note that the texture of the squash may be softer after being frozen.

Nutrition

Calories: 68kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 532mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 16072IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Enjoy!
Robyn xo

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64 Comments

  1. I’m a rookie πŸ˜† just started blending natural fruits and Vegetables. Bought this Butter nut Squash had no clue what to do with πŸ˜† it’s gigantic. So I was happy to find this information and now I’m about to try it like right now. Thx

  2. 5 stars
    my mother made this with butter and dill. I’ll try olive oil instead, but the dill is a must. thanks!

  3. 5 stars
    This sounds delicious! And easy . . . that’s my kind of recipe. My hubby loves squash, so I can’t wait to try this & surprise him.

  4. Just found your recipe. Im going to add garlic salt and grated parmesan cheese for the topping. Should I increase the cooking time or temperature? BTW…Thank you for posting this recipe and with a picture. Thats why I clicked on it😊

    1. Sandy, you won’t need to change baking temperature or baking time if you add that topping. I’m glad my photo prompted you to click on my recipe and I hope you enjoy.

    1. Jean, go to top of the page of my site, in the Search box, type Squash and it will bring up all my recipes that contain squash.