Roasted Blue Hubbard Squash

Blue Hubbard squash is a hearty and flavorful winter squash that is perfect for roasting. This recipe is simple to follow and produces a delicious and versatile side dish that can be enjoyed on its own or as part of a larger meal.


  • 1 blue Hubbard squash, halved and seeded
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Brush the cut sides of the squash with olive oil.
  3. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  4. Place the squash halves cut side up on a baking sheet.
  5. Roast in the preheated oven for 45-60 minutes, or until the squash is tender when pierced with a fork.
  6. Serve warm or cold.


  • You can also add other spices to the squash, such as ginger, cloves, or allspice.
  • If you want to add a sweet touch, you can sprinkle the squash with brown sugar or maple syrup before roasting.
  • You can use the roasted squash in a variety of dishes, such as soups, stews, or pies.


Here are some additional information about blue Hubbard squash:

  • Blue Hubbard squash is a winter squash that is native to North America.
  • It is a large squash, typically weighing between 10 and 20 pounds.
  • The flesh of blue Hubbard squash is orange and has a sweet, nutty flavor.
  • Blue Hubbard squash is a good source of vitamins A and C.
  • It can be roasted, mashed, or used in pies and other desserts.

I hope you enjoy this recipe for roasted blue Hubbard squash!