Kabocha Squash Dip

This recipe takes 25 minutes to prepare and 45 minutes to complete and it will yield 3 cups.


  • 1 Kabocha squash (2 1/2 pounds), halved, seeded, peeled, and cut into 1-inch pieces (6 cups)

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2 teaspoons hot curry powder

  • Salt & Pepper

  • 1 jalapeño, minced

  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 450°. On a large baking sheet, toss the squash with 2 tablespoons of olive oil and the curry powder and season with salt and pepper. Roast for about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the squash is lightly golden and tender. Let it cool to room temperature.

Step 2

Scrape the squash into a medium bowl. Fold in the jalapeño, onion, lime juice, cilantro, and the remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

The dip can be refrigerated for 3 days. Serve with thick-cut tortilla chips or pita chips.