Crunchy & Salty Roasted Delicata Squash Seeds

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These Roasted Delicata Squash Seeds are both crunchy & salty for a perfect appetizer or snack between meals.

Crunchy and salty delicata squash seeds.

What is Delicata Squash?

Delicata squash is classified as a winter squash, with an oblong shape and striped pale yellow skin with green or orange stripes. It’s in the same family of squash as zucchini, yellow summer squash, and acorn squash. It has thin, edible skin which makes it a top choice for roasting, cubing, or stuffing. Have you tried making my Roasted Delicata Squash Fries yet?

You can purchase delicata squash from most grocery stores and farmers markets from late summer through early winter, when it’s in season.

How to Prepare the Roasted Delicata Squash Seeds

Using this recipe is a great way to reduce food waste! Not to mention, these Roasted Delicata Squash Seeds taste just like popcorn, in my opinion, and contain a good amount of fiber, plant protein, calcium and magnesium.

So how do you prepare these seeds?

These seeds are fairly easy to make and are the perfect snack! If you haven’t already, try out my Oven Roasted Pumpkin Seeds – these are another delicious snack option!

Crunchy & Salty Roasted Delicata Squash Seeds

These Roasted Delicata Squash Seeds are both crunchy & salty for a perfect appetizer or snack between meals.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 5 servings


  • delicata squash seeds from one delicata squash
  • 2 teaspoons avocado oil
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt


  • Preheat oven to 325℉. 
  • Place the seeds in a strainer. Using your fingers, separate the seeds from the membrane under running water. Be sure to thoroughly dry the seeds.
  • Place the cleaned & dried seeds in a medium sized bowl, adding the avocado oil and salt. Combine well. 
  • Spread a single layer of seeds on a baking sheet covered in parchment paper. Bake for 20-30 minutes or until the seeds turn a golden brown, moving the seeds every 10 minutes for an even cook. Enjoy!

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