roasted opo squash

Roasted Opo Squash

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This roasted opo squash is amazing! If you wondered how to cook opo squash, this is the only recipe you’ll ever need!

roasted opo squash

Are staring at an opo squash thinking… what am I supposed to do with this? This recipe for Roasted Opo Squash is the answer to your question and so tasty!

Opo squash at the supermarket

Opo squash is so gorgeous. It has a unique and eye-catching green color. It’s definitely a produce item that you will notice!

opo squash

It may be new to you, but this tasty Roasted Opo Squash is going to make it a new favorite. This recipe takes that stunning squash and tosses it with olive oil and cinnamon then roasts it to perfection in the oven. Simple to prepare and amazing to look at, you are going to fall in love with this quirky and colorful squash.

oven roasted opo squash

How To Peel And Cut Opo Squash

Before cooking opo squash, you are probably wondering – how do I peel and cut that thing?  Real easy – just follow my step-by-step instructions on how to cut opo squash with pictures of each step!

Step 1: Cut off the ends of opo squash

opo squash cut off the ends

Step 2: Peel opo squash with vegetable peeler

how to peel opo squash

Step 3: Cut opo squash in half

opo squash cut in half

Step 4: Cut each half of opo squash into cubes

First, slice it legthwise:

cutting opo squash into cubes

Then cut the slices into cubes:

cubed opo squash

Now you are ready to cook opo squash!

sliced opo squash

How To Cook Opo Squash

This recipe for Oven Baked Opo Squash is so easy to prepare. It takes just five minutes of preparation time and twenty-five minutes in the oven. No difficult to find ingredients in this dish – this recipe uses just opo squash, olive oil, and cinnamon. It has just four easy steps. I know, this dish is sounding better with every sentence! Ready for even more amazing attributes? This recipe is gluten-free, keto-friendly, low cab, paleo, vegan, and vegetarian. It is hard to believe on side dish can do it all, but this Roasted Opo Squash does!

baked opo squash

It is so easy to prepare this delicious squash recipe. Start by preheating your oven and lining a baking sheet with parchment. Next, peel the opo squash with a vegetable peeler and cut it into one-inch cubes. Toss the opo squash with the olive oil and cinnamon before putting the cubes on a baking sheet. Make sure to spread your opo squash cubes so they are in a single layer. Finally, bake the opo squash cubes for twenty-five minutes or until tender and golden brown. Your Roasted Opo Squash is sure to be tender, tasty, and flavorful!

roasted opo squash recipe

When it comes to fall cooking, the gorgeous opo squash is a great addition. It looks as lovely as it tastes. Next time you spot that green beauty in the produce aisle, pick one up and prepare this tasty Oven Baked Opo Squash.

oven roasted opo squash easy recipe

It is a new food you will be so happy you gave a try! You’ll feel like such an adventurous eater, but can rest assured the end result with be tasty.

opo squash

So easy to make, healthy, and delicious, this baked opo squash recipe is going to be a new fall favorite!

opo squash recipe

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Roasted Opo Squash

This roasted opo squash is amazing! Opo squash cubes are tossed in olive oil and cinnamon and oven roasted to perfection! So easy to make, healthy and delicious!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: opo squash, squash
Cooking Method: Oven
Diet: Gluten-Free, Keto / Low-Carb, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 2
Calories: 65kcal


  • 1 opo squash
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

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  • Preheat the oven to 425F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Peel the opo squash with a vegetable peeler and cut it into 1-inch cubes with a sharp knife.
  • Toss the opo squash cubes with olive oil and cinnamon, then put them on a baking sheet in a single layer.
  • Bake opo squash cubes for 25 minutes, or until tender and golden brown.
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Calories: 65kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg
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2 replies
  1. Roshni
    Roshni says:

    5 stars
    What a great idea! Roasting this squash! I did add some cumin and coriander along with the cinnamon. It was yummy. Twist on having this squash in soup or curry.

  2. Daniel de Caussin
    Daniel de Caussin says:

    5 stars
    Dear Melanie,
    We made this just as you instructed. The house smelled incredible. They are very delicious.
    Thank you for sharing this recipe this was a very fine food adventure.


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